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District 8 shrimp quota reached


November 29, 2018

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) announces that the District 8 commercial beam trawl shrimp fishery bycatch limit of 6,000 whole pounds of spot shrimp has been reached effective 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Pursuant to 5 AAC 31.116(d) all permit holders fishing in District 8 must retain, weigh, sell, and report on a fish ticket all harvest of spot shrimp taken that are less than 60 count per pound. The permit

holder must then surrender all proceeds from the sale of this bycatch overage to the State.


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