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  • Take our survey. We want to hear from you! The Division of Marine Fisheries Management is conducting a short survey to help determine priority areas for marine fisheries management projects. Marine fish and invertebrates are your resources. This is your opportunity to assist in the management of your resource. The survey will be available online through June 25. 

  • Commission Meeting - Sarasota
    The FWC Commission will discuss several marine fisheries management items June 25. Learn more.

  • Attend a Marine Fisheries Management Workshop in July: The FWC is hosting several workshops across the state throughout the month of July 2015 to gather public  input and develop a better understanding of the public’s views on marine fisheries. Learn more.
  • Help control the lionfish population. Become an FWC Reef Ranger today. Learn more. 
  • Attention Dive Shop Owners: Educate others about the lionfish issue by featuring our lionfish brochure in your shop. Send your mailing address to to receive our newest lionfish brochure. Lionfish BrochureAdobe PDF

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