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Rule Title: Lionfish
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Departmental
Chapter: RULES RELATING TO NON-NATIVE SPECIES

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 8-1-14, Amended 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 Final
68-5.005
Lionfish 15266168 Effective:
11/26/2014
View Text Proposed
68-5.005
The purpose of this rule revision is to prohibit breeding of lionfish in captivity except for research purposes. The effect of this effort will be to limit the potential release of additional lionfish intentionally bred .... 15159371 10/9/2014
Vol. 40/197
View Text Final
68-5.005
Lionfish 14904649 Effective:
08/01/2014
View Text Change
68-5.005
Lionfish 14801732 7/9/2014
Vol. 40/132
View Text Proposed
68-5.005
The purpose of this new rule is to reduce the likelihood of additional illegal releases of nonnative lionfish, including both species already established in Florida waters and species which are not currently found in state .... 14535758 5/8/2014
Vol. 40/90
View Text Development
68-5.005
The purpose of this rule is to reduce the likelihood of additional illegal releases of nonnative lionfish, including both species already established in Florida waters and species which are not currently found in state waters. .... 14420328 4/7/2014
Vol. 40/67