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New Federal South Atlantic Fishing Regulations: Descending Device Required On-Board

Fish being held with a descending device attached

Beginning July 15, all recreational, commercial, and for-hire vessels will be required to have a working descending device on-board and readily available when fishing for any of the fish in the snapper-grouper complex in federal waters of the… Read More

Sardines and Avocado Toast: Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE

seafood dip and crackers, sardines and avocado toast, grilled fish on plate, Florida Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE

The top 3 places people in Florida frequently buy seafood from are restaurants, the grocery store, and local seafood markets. So far this year, Americans are cooking more seafood at home. Seafood is a healthy part of your… Read More

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!

Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence… Read More

Fishermen – Use Best Practices and Assist with Data Collection during Red Snapper Opening

The South Atlantic recreational red snapper mini-season opens this Friday July 12th for two consecutive weekends. This is a great opportunity both for recreational fishermen to bring home a red snapper for dinner (with a bag limit of 1… Read More