La.

Miss. Ala.

Ga. Fla.
Open to finfish only Federal closure area

Reopened area

Location of leak

Fishing closure
At the height of the oil spill, 37 percent of the waters were closed to fishing. The closed area remains at 48,114 sq. mi. (124,614 sq. km) or about 20 percent.
Source: NOAA Graphic: Melina Yingling © 2010 MCT