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Striped Mullet Stock to be Addressed With Amendment

The Division of Marine Fisheries is developing Amendment 2 to the North Carolina Striped Mullet Fishery Management Plan to address the stock status.

This year’s stock assessment indicates that the stock is overfished and overfishing is occurring, division officials said, and they’re asking for input on potential management strategies for the amendment and discuss stakeholder priorities.

The public scoping period begins Sept. 25 and ends at 5 p.m. Oct. 7. Comments can be submitted using an online form or submitted through the mail to N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Striped Mullet Scoping, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.

Division staff are also to host the following meetings during the public scoping period:

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