NOAA expands Gulf fishing ban again

June 2010 News Trade Only Today
 

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

The closure extends the 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.

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