11/27/13 – NOAA Fisheries Announces Commercial Harvest of Red Porgy & Vermilion Snapper in South Atlantic Waters Closes on Dec 2, 2013

Commercial Harvest of Red Porgy & Vermilion Snapper Closes on December 2, 2013.

NOAA Fisheries has determined that commercial landings for both red porgy and vermilion snapper are rapidly approaching the 2013 catch limits. Therefore, commercial harvest of both species in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on December 2, 2013.

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Summary:

Commercial harvest of red porgy and vermilion snapper in South Atlantic waters will close at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on December 2, 2013.