NOAA Fisheries to close white hake fishery for Groundfish Common Pool on December 5, 2012

NOAA announces, based on available data, that 90 percent of the available Trimester 2 white hake quota has been harvested. Effective 0001 hours December 5, the groundfish common pool will no longer be able to harvest white hake.  This closure will remain in effect until the end of Trimester 2, which is 2400 hours December 31.

Marjorie Mooney-Seus – NOAA Federal [email protected]