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Marine Area 7 South Reopens For Spot Shrimp

Marine Area 7 South reopening for 8 days of spot shrimp fishing

Action:  Marine Area 7 South is reopening for eight days of recreational shrimp fishing. 

Effective date:  Saturday, July 9, 2016, through Saturday, July 16, 2016.

Species affected:  All shrimp species including spot shrimp.

Location:  Marine Area 7 South: This area includes the Iceberg Point and Salmon Bank shrimp fishing grounds.

Reason for action: Sufficient recreational spot shrimp quota remains in this area for eight more days of fishing.   

Other information:  The Marine Area 7 South daily bag limit will be 160 shrimp, similar to the current bag limits in Marine Areas 6 and 7 West. Shrimp heads may be removed while in the field prior to coming ashore.

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