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FWC asks public to report mink sightings

July 15, 2013 

These mammals live near salt marsh habitat. 

Big Bend Florida blue crab trap closure starts July 20

July 15, 2013 

10-day closure in state waters extends from Pasco-Hernando line to Wakulla-Franklin line, includes Ochlockonee River and Bay. 

Idle-speed, no-wake zone activated on stretch of Santa Fe River

July 12, 2013 

Zone 5 runs from River Rise within O'Leno State Park west to the confluence of the Suwannee River. 

Boaters urged to go slow after sturgeon severely injures child

July 12, 2013 

June 22 incident on the Choctawhatchee River. 

Officers rescue 3 from water, 2 from stranded boat in Taylor Co.

July 10, 2013 

One boat capsized in rough water, another broke down while trying to assist. 

FWC, partners release 7 rehabilitated manatees rescued during recent red tide

July 09, 2013 

So far, 9 of 15 surviving manatees have been released. 

Fisheating Creek WMA campground reopened

July 09, 2013 

High water has receded. 

Public safety communicators honor FWC officer

July 09, 2013 

Officer Jorge Pino named Florida's Public Information Officer of the Year. 

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic promises day of learning, fun

July 09, 2013 

Saturday, July 13 in Palm Coast. 

Hunter safety course in Broward Co.

July 09, 2013 

Saturday, July 13 in Sunrise. 

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FWC Facts:
Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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