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Rule Title: Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Marine Fisheries
Chapter: REEF FISH

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

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 8/24/2017
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 12-31-98, Amended 3-1-99, Formerly 46-14.0035, Amended 1-1-00, 1-1-01, 1-1-01, 1-1-03, 9-16-05, 7-1-06, 7-1-07, 4-1-08, 1-6-09, 8-27-09, 3-23-12, 6-10-13, 7-9-15, 1-4-16, 6-1-16, 7-1-16, 11-17-16, 1-1-17, 8-24-17.
References in this version: No reference(s).
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
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68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 19325133 Effective:
08/24/2017
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This federal consistency action would modify existing reef fish regulations for hogfish to be consistent with proposed regulations in Atlantic and Gulf federal waters. Specifically, it would set a new management boundary .... 19236960 7/28/2017
Vol. 43/146
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68B-14.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for reef fish in the 2017 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 18448835 1/5/2017
Vol. 43/03
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 18362117 Effective:
01/01/2017
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 18231264 Effective:
11/17/2016
View Text Proposed
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At their September 2016 meeting, the Commission approved proposed rules for gray triggerfish to decrease the Atlantic recreational and commercial minimum size limits, as well as the statewide importation and sale minimum .... 18066461 9/29/2016
Vol. 42/190
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The Commission is considering changes to rules for mutton snapper that would increase the minimum size limits, reduce the recreational bag limit, establish a year-round Atlantic commercial trip limit, reduce the Atlantic .... 17897002 8/17/2016
Vol. 42/160
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 17694660 Effective:
07/01/2016
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 17600764 Effective:
06/01/2016
View Text Proposed
68B-14.001
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to address state rules for reef fish species that are not federally managed. In 2011, both the Gulf and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils were required to establish annual .... 17509778 5/9/2016
Vol. 42/90
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68B-14.0035
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NOAA Fisheries approved rules setting the federal recreational season for gag grouper to be June 1 through December 31 each year and increasing the recreational minimum size limit from 22 to 24 inches total length for both .... 17479514 5/2/2016
Vol. 42/85
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68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 17025360 Effective:
01/24/2016
View Text Development
68B-14.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for reef fish in the 2016 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 17014787 1/11/2016
Vol. 42/06
View Text Proposed
68B-14.0035
NOAA Fisheries approved a rule increasing the recreational minimum size limit from 30 to 34 inches fork length for greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico (see 50 C.F.R. §622.37(c)(4), effective January .... 16849887 12/7/2015
Vol. 41/235
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68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 16226662 Effective:
07/09/2015
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Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper, Size Limits for Importation and Sale 16154397 6/26/2015
Vol. 41/124
View Text Proposed
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NOAA Fisheries approved a rule setting a 14 inch fork length minimum size limit for gray triggerfish in federal waters of the Atlantic Ocean off Florida (see 50 C.F.R. §622.185(c)(2)(i), effective July 1, 2015). This federal .... 16116276 6/17/2015
Vol. 41/117
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68B-14.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for reef fish in the 2015 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 15510899 1/8/2015
Vol. 41/05
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68B-14.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for reef fish in the 2014 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 14006041 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 13044286 Effective:
06/10/2013
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments for reef fish in the 2013 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 12419800 12/28/2012
Vol. 38/99
View Text Proposed
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NOAA Fisheries Service has published rules that reduce commercial and recreational fishing for black sea bass in the Atlantic Ocean. A stock assessment completed in 2011 showed that black sea bass are undergoing overfishing. .... 12193305 10/25/2012
Vol. 38/58
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68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 11342421 Effective:
03/23/2012
View Text Proposed
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The purpose of this draft rule amendment is to achieve consistency between the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule on gag grouper harvest in the Gulf of Mexico and rules that were implemented by NOAA Fisheries Service on February .... 11139594 3/2/2012
Vol. 38/09
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes for reef fish in the 2012 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 10822986 12/22/2011
Vol. 37/51
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68B-14.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes for reef fish in the 2011 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 9502525 12/23/2010
Vol. 36/51
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes for reef fish in the 2010 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 8224938 2/5/2010
Vol. 36/05
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 7516935 Effective:
08/27/2009
View Text Proposed
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule to become mostly consistent with federal reef fish regulations in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Marine Fisheries Service has published .... 7132524 5/15/2009
Vol. 35/19
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes for reef fish in the 2009 calendar year as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management or enforcement .... 6724154 2/6/2009
Vol. 35/05
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 6600382 Effective:
01/06/2009
View Text Proposed
68B-14.0035
The purpose of this rule amendment is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule to become consistent with federal reef fish regulations for Gulf of Mexico greater amberjack, which is overfished, and undergoing overfishing, .... 6345078 10/31/2008
Vol. 34/44
View Text Development
68B-14.0035
The purpose of this rule amendment is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule to become consistent with federal reef fish regulations for Gulf of Mexico greater amberjack, which is overfished and undergoing overfishing, .... 6315202 10/24/2008
Vol. 34/43
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 5357909 Effective:
04/01/2008
View Text Proposed
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish rules to become consistent with federal reef fish regulations for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. Based on federally established benchmarks, .... 5033832 1/4/2008
Vol. 34/01
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule to become consistent with federal reef fish regulations for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. Based on federally established benchmarks, .... 5010164 12/21/2007
Vol. 33/51
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 4115339 Effective:
07/01/2007
View Text Change
68B-14.001
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Purpose and Intent, Designation as Restricted Species, Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper, Size Limits for Importation and Sale, Recreational .... 4058982 4/27/2007
Vol. 33/17
View Text Proposed
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule to become consistent with federal reef fish regulations in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council .... 3853730 3/9/2007
Vol. 33/10
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68B-14.001
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to modify the Commission’s Reef Fish Rule to become consistent with federal reef fish regulations in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council .... 3833457 3/2/2007
Vol. 33/09
View Text Final
68B-14.0035
Size Limits: Amberjacks, Black Sea Bass, Gray Triggerfish, Grouper, Hogfish, Red Porgy, Snapper 2607571 Effective:
07/01/2006