NOAA expands Gulf fishing ban again

Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration again expanded the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico.

The closure extendsthe northern boundary up to the Mississippi federal-state water line and portions of the Alabama federal-state water line. The federal closure does not apply to any state waters.

Closing fishing in these areas is a precautionary measure to ensure that seafood from the Gulf will remain safe for consumers, according to NOAA.

Click here for the full release.

Related

Sales stagnate in March

Overall boat sales in March were slightly lower compared to last year and year-over-year growth was down by just over 1 percent, according to Statistical Surveys Inc., data that was gathered for 30 states.