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Spiny lobster season closes April 1

News Release

Monday, March 24, 2014

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943

The spiny lobster recreational and commercial season closes to harvest in state and federal waters starting April 1 and will reopen Aug. 6. The two-day recreational sport season is the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday of July, which is July 30 and 31 this year.

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