Amberjack count: tags worth $250 to Gulf, S Atlantic anglers

79 views – Associated Press – 2022-06-29 09:44:37

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scientists are trying to get a better estimate of greater amberjack populations in the South Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, and this means the chance at a $250 catch for anglers.

Although the popular sport and table fish are not overfished in the South Atlantic, they are in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s fisheries division.

“Understanding how…

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