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FWC tarpon researchers seek data from north Florida anglers

August 21, 2014 

Tarpon DNA helps scientists learn more about the fish’s rich life history. 

Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts

August 20, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that negatively impact Florida’s reefs and wildlife. 

Current east coast blue crab trap closure ends early

August 14, 2014 

Recreational and commercial blue crab traps may now be placed back in state waters (shore to 3 nautical miles, including intracoastal waterways) in Brevard through Palm Beach counties. 

East coast blue crab trap closure starts Aug. 20

August 13, 2014 

Two 10-day closures are scheduled for August. 

East coast blue crab trap closures start Aug. 10

August 05, 2014 

Two 10-day closures are scheduled for August. 

Gulf red snapper recreational fishing workshop slated for St. Pete on Aug. 11

August 05, 2014 

Anglers encouraged to share ideas, discuss potential future approaches to managing the fishery. 

FWC arrests man for illegal commercial lobster fishing

August 04, 2014 

Key West man charged with 53 counts of actively fishing commercial lobster traps with no crawfish tags attached. 

New TrophyCatch website meets ‘I Do’

August 04, 2014 

Redesigned website launched at world's largest tackle trade show. 

FWC to host public meeting on hydrilla treatment

July 29, 2014 

July 31 in the Osceola Co. Administration Building, Kissimmee. 

Amberjack, gray triggerfish reopen Aug.1 in Gulf state waters

July 28, 2014 

State waters extend from shore to 9 nautical miles. 

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Manatees are found throughout rivers, springs and shallow coastal waters of Florida and nearby states. They have been seen as far west as Texas and as far north as Virginia.

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