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  • Red grouper recreational harvest will close in Gulf federal waters Oct. 8, 2015, and remain closed through Dec. 31. Learn more. Adobe PDF
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  • Attention Dive Shop Owners: Educate others about the lionfish issue by featuring our lionfish brochure in your shop. Send your mailing address to to receive our newest lionfish brochure. Lionfish BrochureAdobe PDF

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Dan Ellinor with a gag grouper

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