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FWC furthers lionfish control measures, prohibits lionfish aquaculture

September 10, 2014 

Lionfish are an invasive species that have a negative impact on native fish and habitat. 

Highlands County assistant state attorney honored at FWC meeting

September 10, 2014 

FWC Prosecutor of the Year Gary Ellis is with the 10th Judicial Circuit. 

FWC laboratory named in honor of longtime biologist

September 10, 2014 

Lovett E. Williams Jr. was a biologist and researcher from 1961-1985. 

1,000-plus TrophyCatch largemouth bass swim free

September 04, 2014 

That's how many bass over 8 lbs. have been caught, released since program began. 

FWC to meet Sept. 10-11 in Kissimmee

September 02, 2014 

At the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South. Sessions start at 8:30 a.m. both days. 

Nonnative fish provide exotic fishing alternatives; most have no bag limits!

September 02, 2014 

There are 41 nonnative freshwater fish species that have been observed or are known to reproduce in Florida. 

Huntin’ season is here!

September 02, 2014 

Finally, the time of year we’ve been waiting for is here. 

FWC, partners see ultimate coral reef-building success

August 27, 2014 

Transplanted nursery-raised staghorn coral observed spawning 4 miles offshore of Marathon. 

Limited harvest starts Sept. 1 for snook, a premier Florida fish

August 25, 2014 

Snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. 

Public sightings of Florida panthers, bears going strong, helping FWC biologists

August 25, 2014 

Biologists learning more about what areas of Florida provide viable habitat for these species. 

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