NOAA Revises Catch Limits for Black Sea Bass for 2017


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The catch limits for black sea bass have been revised for the remainder of 2017.

NOAA Fisheries has increased the commercial quota by 53 percent and the recreational harvest limit by 52 percent.

The revisions were based on new stock assessment information.

For planning purposes, fishery officials have also released the catch limit projections for 2018.

A revised catch limit table can be found below.

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