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- Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - These sighting reports provide important information about population distribution to the FWC. Although horseshoe crabs have existed for about 450 million years, their numbers have declined due to overfishing and loss of habitat.
- Monday, February 26, 2018 - The FWC was initially accredited in 2009. This was its fourth completion of the accreditation process.
- Friday, February 23, 2018 - Florida’s spring turkey season opens Saturday, March 3, on private lands south of State Road 70, making it one of the first spring turkey hunting opportunities in the country.
- Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - The daily bag limit will be one fish per person (previously two fish per person) and the minimum size limit will be 15 inches fork length (previously 14 inches fork length).
- Monday, February 19, 2018 - From fish kills to exotic species, to trapped or injured wildlife, FWC Reporter connects citizens to FWC experts directly from their Apple or Android devices.
- Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - The health and safety of the public is the Commission’s number one priority. Feeding wild monkeys creates an elevated risk to human health because it brings them into closer contact with people.
FWC approves draft rule to gather data from for-hire industry, discusses future of Gulf red snapper managementThursday, February 8, 2018 - The proposal would require for-hire operations that target or harvest certain reef fish in Gulf of Mexico state waters (excluding Monroe County) to report their intention to harvest these species.
- Thursday, February 8, 2018 - The FWC approved regionally-specific bay scallop open season dates for 2018, including a change to the season for Levy, Citrus and Hernando counties and also approved a trial bay scallop season in state waters off Pasco County.
- Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - The change, effective April 1, 2018, will add April to the existing May-through-July season closure for the harvest of permit inside the Special Permit Zone.
- Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - The Shikar-Safari Club International named FWC Officer Michael Bibeau its 2018 Wildlife Officer of the Year during the Commission meeting near Tallahassee.