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Rule Title: Lionfish
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Marine Fisheries
Chapter: MISCELLANEOUS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 11/26/2014
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 8-21-13, Amended 8-1-14, 11-26-14.
References in this version: No reference(s).
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
View Text Development
68B-5.002
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments to miscellaneous issues, including fish feeding and lionfish, in the 2015 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal .... 15510220 1/8/2015
Vol. 41/05
View Text Final
68B-5.006
Lionfish 15266556 Effective:
11/26/2014
View Text Proposed
68B-5.006
The purpose of this rule amendment is to curtail the introduction of new lionfish into Florida waters via the aquaculture industry. Chapter 68B-5.006, FAC, will be amended to prohibit the harvest and possession of lionfish .... 15159274 10/9/2014
Vol. 40/197
View Text Final
68B-5.006
Lionfish 14903291 Effective:
08/01/2014
View Text Change
68B-5.006
Lionfish 14801829 7/9/2014
Vol. 40/132
View Text Proposed
68B-5.006
The purpose of the proposed rule amendments is to eliminate language in the lionfish rule that prohibits the harvest of lionfish while diving with a rebreather and add a reference to 68B-4.012, FAC, which is being modified .... 14536340 5/8/2014
Vol. 40/90
View Text Development
68B-5.006
The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for lionfish in the 2014 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 14005459 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
View Text Final
68B-5.006
Lionfish 13342464 Effective:
08/21/2013
View Text Proposed
68B-5.006
The purpose of this rule amendment is to waive the requirement for a recreational fishing license for divers harvesting lionfish, provided harvest is only with the following gears: hand held net, pole spear, Hawaiian sling, .... 12976386 5/8/2013
Vol. 39/90
View Text Development
68B-5.006
The purpose of this rule amendment is to facilitate removal of non-native, ecologically detrimental lionfish from Florida waters by waiving the recreational saltwater fishing license requirement for the harvest of lionfish .... 12791213 3/21/2013
Vol. 39/56
View Text Development
68B-5.006
The purpose of this rule amendment is to encourage removal of non-native lionfish from Florida waters by waiving the requirement of obtaining a recreational license for the harvest of lionfish by divers. For-hire vessels .... 9698950 3/4/2011
Vol. 37/09