NOAA Fisheries Seeks Public Comment on King and Spanish Mackerel Permit Conditions

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KEY MESSAGE: NOAA Fisheries requests your comments on a proposed rule to remove the restriction on fishing for and retaining the recreational bag limit of king and Spanish mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf), South Atlantic, and Mid-Atlantic on a vessel with a federal commercial permit for king or…

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The Time for Oyster Farming Site Selection is Now

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New off-bottom farming methods in Louisiana, and the Gulf region in general, are producing exceptional oysters. “Cage” culture helps ensure improved survival, meat condition and growth over traditional on-bottom reef culture – especially when growing superior-quality oysters from Louisiana Sea Grant College Program’s bivalve breeding program. But cages won’t help…

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