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Gulf recreational snook harvest to reopen Sept. 1

June 12, 2013 

It had been closed following a cold snap in 2010. 

Commissioners approve easier-to-follow marine fisheries regulations

June 12, 2013 

Revised rules take effect Sept. 1. 

Fishing association honors 2 FWC employees

June 12, 2013 

Biologist Wes Porak, Officer Bryce Phillippi recognized by Florida Guides Association. 

FWC permanently waives license requirement for lionfish harvest

June 12, 2013 

Lionfish are a nonnative, invasive species. 

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Five species of sea turtles swim in Florida waters and nest on our beaches. All are classified as either threatened or endangered and are protected under state and federal laws.

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