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  • Gray triggerfish is closed to recreational harvest in Atlantic federal waters Nov. 26-Dec. 31, 2014 NOAA Bulletin

  • The FWC Commission discussed several marine fisheries management items Nov. 20 at the meeting in Key Largo. They took action on the following:

    • Changing the Gulf red grouper recreational daily bag limit from 4-fish to 2-fish within the 4-grouper aggregate bag limit, effective Jan. 1 Press Release
  • Attention Dive Shop Owners: Help us educate others about the lionfish issue by featuring our lionfish brochure in your shop. Send your mailing address to Saltwater@MyFWC.com and we will send you our newest Lionfish brochure, packed with information on the lionfish invasion. Be sure to send a count of how many you would like to receive. Get a peek at what the brochure looks like. Lionfish BrochureAdobe PDF

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