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Final Rule to Increase Lane Snapper Catch Limits and Modify the Accountability Measure in the Gulf of Mexico; Reopening of the 2021 Commercial and Recreational Lane Snapper Season

The following Fisheries Bulletin is provided as a courtesy: Key Message: NOAA Fisheries announces a final rule for lane snapper in the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf). This rule: Opens lane snapper commercial and recreational fishing, effective at 12:01 am on December 23, for the remainder of 2021. Increases the annual catch limit for lane snapper,…