FWC Marine Fisheries Workshops

Shore-based Shark Fishing Public Workshops

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on future management of the shore-based shark fishery.

Share your input by viewing the workshop presentation and submitting comments at MyFWC.com/SaltwaterComments.

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The FWC hosted several  in-person public workshops on this topic in July and August in the following locations:

  • July 18: Bradenton
  • July 19: Ft. Myers
  • August 6: Panama City
  • August 7: Pensacola
  • August 20: Daytona Beach
  • August 21: Jacksonville
  • August 27: Melbourne
  • August 28: West Palm Beach
  • August 29: Miami
  • August 30: Key Colony Beach

 



FWC Facts:
The scientific genus name of tarpon is Megalops - from the Greek adjective megalo meaning “large,” and the noun opsi, meaning “face.”

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