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Gather Data.3

checkmarkClick here to go to the OTHER REGULATIONS site.

  • Scroll down to the "Big Changes for Mackerel” section.
  1. What business must you have already been in to qualify for a commercial Mackerel permit?

D - Recreational Snapper Landings

checkmarkClick here to go to the RED SNAPPER site.

  • Scroll to the "Year Range" section. 
  • Click the "From" box then select 1981.
  • Scroll to the "State/Area" box.
  • Click the State/Area box and select "LOUISIANA".
  • Scroll to the "Species" box.
  • Click the Species box and select "RED SNAPPER".
  • Scroll to the "Fishing Area" box and select "STATE WATERS ".
  • Scroll down the page and click on the "Submit Query" button.
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page that appears and again click the "Submit the Query" button.
  1. After a few years of catching large amounts of fish, what happens to the number of fish caught per year?

E - Graph the Recreational Red Snapper Catch

  1. Graph the catch of RED SNAPPER in the STATE WATERS of LOUISIANA from 1981 to 1997. 
  2. Plot the points of numbers of fish caught each year then draw a line connecting the points.