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Stock Assessments

The Stock Assessment program collects and analyzes data concerning the recreational and commercial fisheries harvests. These data provide the only source of information for management regulations.



Finfish Stock Assessments

Stock Assessment reports provide updated life histories, biology and fishery information for a particular species, as well as commercial landings, recreational catch, and additional statistical information.

Invertebrate Stock Assessments

Stock Assessment reports provide updated life histories, biology and fishery information for a particular species, as well as commercial landings, recreational catch, and additional statistical information.



FWC Facts:
The bowfin, or mudfish, is a ‘living fossil’ and is the only freshwater fish with a gular bone, a bony plate on the exterior of the lower jaw between the two jawbones.

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