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  • Commission Meeting - Tallahassee
    The FWC Commission discussed several marine fisheries management items April 15-16 at the meeting in Tallahassee. Learn more.

  • Help control the lionfish population. Become an FWC Reef Ranger today. Don't forget to celebrate Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day with us May 16. Learn more. 

  • Attention Dive Shop Owners: Educate others about the lionfish issue by featuring our lionfish brochure in your shop. Send your mailing address to Saltwater@MyFWC.com to receive our newest lionfish brochure. Lionfish BrochureAdobe PDF

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Florida's largest estuary, Tampa Bay, covers 440 square miles and has more than 300 species of inshore fish.

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