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Gulf Council Requests an Emergency Rule to Modify the 2022 Recreational Greater Amberjack Fishing Season

For Immediate Release June 27, 2022   The most recent greater amberjack stock assessment (SEDAR 70 2020) determined that greater amberjack is not making adequate rebuilding progress and is still both overfished and experiencing overfishing. Additionally, new recreational catch estimates generated using the Marine Recreational Information Program’s Fishing Effort Survey indicated that historical recreational landings…