SOUTHEAST FISHERY BULLETIN
Sustainable Fisheries Division
August 6, 2015
Recreational Harvest of Golden Tilefish in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on August 11, 2015
Recreational harvest of golden tilefish in South Atlantic federal waters will close, at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on August 11, 2015. Recreational harvest in federal waters will reopen at 12:01 a.m. (local time) on January 1, 2016. The recreational annual catch limit for golden tilefish is 3,019 fish. Reports indicate that landings have exceeded the 2015 annual catch limit for the recreational sector for golden tilefish.
During the closure:
This closure is necessary to protect the snapper-grouper fishery.
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FB15-057: Recreational Harvest of Golden Tilefish in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on August 11, 2015