Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission updates stone crab rules

October 23, 2020
By Marcy Shortuse
To the Editor: Several recreational and commercial stone crab regulation changes went into effect recently, just in time for the Oct. 15 season start date.  Florida’s stone crab fishery has experienced a long-term decline in harvest and is likely undergoing overfishing. FWC staff worked with stakeholders on these changes that are intended to increase the […]

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