Public Comments/Workshops

Public Comments

We want to hear from you. Find out what saltwater topics FWC is currently discussing and submit your comments on saltwater fisheries management items. 

Public WorkshopsGavel and Regulation Book

Division of Marine Fisheries Management workshops help staff gather important public input on marine fisheries issues for potential rulemaking. All workshops are open to the public.

Written public comments can also be submitted to marine@myfwc.com or on the public comments page.

Upcoming Public Workshops

Current workshop topics include goliath grouper, spotted seatrout and bay scallops.

Advisory Boards and Workgroups

Workgroups or advisory boards help gather public comment on complex marine fisheries issues for potential rulemaking. 

Currently, there are no active marine fisheries advisory boards or workgroups. 

To request information about previous advisory boards or workgroups, email marine@myfwc.com.



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