Public WorkshopsGavel and Regulation Book

Division of Marine Fisheries Management workshops help staff gather important public input on marine fisheries issues for potential rulemaking. All workshops are open to the public.

Email written public comments to

Upcoming Public Workshops


Advisory Boards and Workgroups

Workgroups or advisory boards help gather public comment on complex marine fisheries issues for potential rulemaking. 

Currently, there are no active marine fisheires advisory boards or workgroups. 

To request information about previous advisory boards or workgroups, email


Rule Cleanup

The FWC is updating and clarifying several existing rules related to marine fisheries as well as creating a new General chapter in an effort to make them easier to read, understand and enforce.

Learn more about the rule cleanup process. 


FWC Facts:
Numerous marine species, like blue crabs, redfish, white shrimp, stingrays, tarpon, are found more than 100 miles upstream in the freshwater portions of the St. Johns River.

Learn More at AskFWC