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Rule Title: Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Freshwater Fish and Wildlife
Chapter: RULES RELATING TO ENDANGERED OR THREATENED SPECIES

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

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 5/27/2021
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 8-1-79, Amended 6-22-80, 7-1-83, 7-1-84, 7-1-85, Formerly 39-27.03, Amended 6-1-86, 5-10-87, 4-27-89, 9-14-93, 6-23-99, Formerly 39-27.003. Amended 12-16-03, 7-20-09, 11-8-10, 11-14-11, 8-23-12, 9-19-12, 6-10-15, 1-11-17, 6-2-17, 7-20-18, 12-23-18, 6-25-19, 2-17-20, 11-2-20, 2-9-21, 5-27-21.
References in this version: Ref-10405 Florida Burrowing Owl Guidelines
Ref-10406 Georgia Blind Salamander Guidelines
Ref-10407 Florida Sandhill Crane Guidelines
Ref-10409 Florida Keys Mole Skink Guidelines
Ref-10410 Florida Brown Snake Guidelines
Ref-10411 Florida Bog Frog Guidelines
Ref-10412 Everglades Mink Guidelines
Ref-10413 Crystal Darter Guidelines
Ref-10414 Blackmouth Shiner Guidelines
Ref-10415 Black Creek Crayfsih Guidelines
Ref-10416 Big Cypress Fox Squirrel Guidelines
Ref-10417 Barbour's Map Turtle Guidelines
Ref-10418 Alligator Snapping Turtle Guidelines
Ref-10423 Key Ringneck Snake Guidelines
Ref-10424 Rim Rock Crowned Snake Guidelines
Ref-10425 Saltmarsh Topminnow Guidelines
Ref-10426 Santa Fe Cave Crayfish Guidelines
Ref-10427 Sherman's Short-tailed Shrew Guidelines
Ref-10428 Southern Tessellated Darter Guidelines
Ref-10429 Little Blue Heron, Reddish Egret, Roseate Spoonbill, Tricolored Heron Guidelines
Ref-10430 White Crowned Pigeon Guidelines
Ref-11501 Bluenose Shiner Guidelines
Ref-11502 Short-Tailed Snake Guidelines
Ref-11505 Sanibel Island Rice Rat Guidelines
Ref-12167 Florida pine snake, Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus
Ref-12192 Gopher Tortoise Management Plan
Ref-12193 Gopher Tortoise Permitting Guidelines
Ref-12602 Southeastern American Kestrel
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
Notice /
Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 24520162 Effective:
05/27/2021
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The proposed rule change is for the purpose of maintaining consistency among state and federal lists of protected species. The effect is the addition of the eastern black rail to the Florida Endangered and Threatened Species .... 24389503 4/6/2021
Vol. 47/66
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 24131192 Effective:
02/09/2021
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The Commission is considering revising the rule to make changes to rule provisions associated with species classified as Endangered, Threatened, or Species of Special Concern, and make changes to the Florida Endangered and .... 24019351 12/22/2020
Vol. 46/247
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose of these proposed rule revisions is to incorporate the Commission-approved Species Conservation Measures and Permitting Guidelines for the southeastern American kestrel. The effect of this rule revision is to .... 24019545 12/22/2020
Vol. 46/247
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 23783738 Effective:
11/02/2020
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose of these proposed rule revisions is to incorporate the Commission-approved Gopher Tortoise Management Plan, the Commission-approved Gopher Tortoise Permitting Guidelines, and revised Commission-approved guidelines .... 23596722 9/1/2020
Vol. 46/171
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The Commission is considering revising the rule to incorporate by reference and link to Commission-approved Guidelines for the Southeastern American kestrel and revise rule provisions associated with species classified as .... 23536291 8/17/2020
Vol. 46/160
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The Commission is considering revising the rule to 1) incorporate by reference and link to the Commission-approved Gopher Tortoise Management Plan and to Commission-approved Guidelines for the Gopher Tortoise, 2) link to .... 23280211 5/28/2020
Vol. 46/104
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The Commission is considering revising the rule so it incorporates by reference and links to the Commission-approved Gopher Tortoise Management Plan and to Commission-approved Guidelines for the Gopher Tortoise and updated .... 23251111 5/18/2020
Vol. 46/97
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 22885518 Effective:
02/17/2020
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose of these proposed rule revisions is to incorporate FWC Commission approved guidelines into rule by reference and provide hyperlinks to the most recent versions. The effect of this rule revision is to add hyperlinks .... 22783474 1/7/2020
Vol. 46/04
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The Commission is considering revising the rule so it incorporates by reference and links to the Commission-approved Gopher Tortoise Management Plan and to Commission-approved Guidelines for the Gopher Tortoise 22750009 12/20/2019
Vol. 45/246
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The Commission is considering revising the rule so it incorporates by reference and links Commission-approved Guidelines for three State-Threatened species: the Sanibel Island rice rat, short-tailed snake, and bluenose shiner..... 22468418 10/9/2019
Vol. 45/197
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 21965376 Effective:
06/25/2019
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose of these proposed rule revisions is to incorporate FWC Commission approved guidelines into rule by reference and provide hyperlinks to the most recent versions. The effect of this rule revision is to provide .... 21585718 3/7/2019
Vol. 45/46
View Text Correction
68A-27.003
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Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions, Designation of Species of Special Concern; Prohibitions; Permits 21462140 1/30/2019
Vol. 45/20
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is to establish or revise rule provisions during calendar year 2019 associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 21321199 12/31/2018
Vol. 44/252
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 21244181 Effective:
12/23/2018
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
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The purpose of these proposed rule revisions is to implement species status changes found warranted by the Commission and to correct errors in the scientific and common names of species. The effect of this rule revision .... 21099748 10/30/2018
Vol. 44/212
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 20691572 Effective:
07/20/2018
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose and effect of this rule amendment is to revise the Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List to reflect Federal listing changes. Rule 68A-27.0012(1) of the Florida Administrative Code requires that when .... 20606794 6/29/2018
Vol. 44/127
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is to establish or revise rule provisions during calendar year 2018 associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 19900828 1/5/2018
Vol. 44/04
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 19053824 Effective:
06/02/2017
View Text Correction
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 19012599 5/24/2017
Vol. 43/101
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose and effect of this rule amendment is to revise the Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List to reflect Federal listing changes. Rule 68A-27.0012(1) of the Florida Administrative Code requires that when .... 18932283 5/5/2017
Vol. 43/88
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List; Prohibitions 18433606 Effective:
01/11/2017
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2017, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 18476189 1/11/2017
Vol. 43/07
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purposes of this proposed rule revision are to change the rule title; authorize take, possession, or selling of State-designated Threatened species if such conduct is authorized in a management plan approved by the Commission; .... 18142800 10/13/2016
Vol. 42/200
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2016, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 17021674 1/12/2016
Vol. 42/07
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered and Threatened Species; Prohibitions 16120738 Effective:
06/10/2015
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
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The purpose and effect of this rule amendment is to revise the Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List to reflect Federal listing changes. Rule 68A-27.0012(1) of the Florida Administrative Code requires that when .... 15835461 3/27/2015
Vol. 41/60
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2015, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 15507892 1/8/2015
Vol. 41/05
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2014, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 14004101 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2013, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species, Species .... 12474993 1/8/2013
Vol. 39/05
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered and Threatened Species; Prohibitions 12067884 Effective:
09/19/2012
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions 11876309 Effective:
08/23/2012
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
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The purpose and effect of this rule amendment is to revise the Florida Endangered and Threatened Species List to reflect Federal listing changes. The Atlantic sturgeon and Miami blue are added as endangered species to the .... 11912296 8/24/2012
Vol. 38/34
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose and effect of this rule change is to remove the Florida black bear from State-designated Threatened species list. 11378990 4/13/2012
Vol. 38/15
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2012, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species and Species .... 10817845 12/22/2011
Vol. 37/51
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions 10617346 Effective:
11/14/2011
View Text Development
68A-27.003
As required by paragraph 68A-27.0012(3)(a), F.A.C., the Florida black bear has been evaluated under the listing criteria. The Commission is considering removing the Florida black bear from the State-designated Threatened .... 10634127 11/10/2011
Vol. 37/45
View Text Public Meeting
68A-27.0001
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The final public hearing for the above rules, as noticed in Vol. 37, No. 17, April 29, 2011 Florida Administrative Weekly, has been continued ....
  September 7-9, 2011, 8:30 a.m. each day
  The Naples Grande, 475 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL
10043882 6/24/2011
Vol. 37/25
View Text Correction
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions 9915260 5/13/2011
Vol. 37/19
View Text Proposed
68A-27.0001
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The purpose of the proposed rule is to address the concerns raised by the Joint Administrative Procedures Committee. The effect will be to amend provisions of Chapter 68A-27, F.A.C., for consistency with the creation of .... 9869670 4/29/2011
Vol. 37/17
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2011, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species and Species .... 9507375 12/23/2010
Vol. 36/51
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions 9340050 Effective:
11/08/2010
View Text Change
68A-27.0001
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Purpose and Intent, Definitions, Procedures for Listing, Delisting and Reclassifying Endangered, Threatened and Species of Special Concern, Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions; Permits, Designation .... 9170397 9/24/2010
Vol. 36/38
View Text Continuation
68A-27.0011
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Killing Endangered Species, Procedures for Listing, Delisting and Reclassifying Endangered, Threatened and Species of Special Concern, Provision for Harassment of Endangered, Threatened and Species of .... 8520012 4/16/2010
Vol. 36/15
View Text Proposed
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of these rule changes are to conserve or improve the status of endangered and threatened species by effectively reducing the risk of extinction through the use of a science-based process that is objective .... 8147920 1/15/2010
Vol. 36/02
View Text Development
68A-27.0001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2010, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species and Species .... 8077013 12/24/2009
Vol. 35/51
View Text Development
68A-27.0011
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2010, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species and Species .... 7992817 12/11/2009
Vol. 35/49
View Text Workshop
68A-27.0011
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The Commission is considering revising Rule 68A-1.004 and Chapter 68A-27, F.A.C., rules relating to species classified as Candidate Species, ....
  November 6, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  FWC Headquarters, Farris Bryant Building, 620 South Meridian ....
7796586 10/23/2009
Vol. 35/42
View Text Workshop
68A-27.0011
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The Commission is considering revising Rule 68A-1.004 and Chapter 68A-27, F.A.C., rules relating to species classified as Candidate Species, ....
  October 1, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  This workshop will be conducted using video conferencing equipment ....
7613935 9/11/2009
Vol. 35/36
View Text Workshop
68A-27.0011
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The Commission is considering revising Rule 68A-1.004 and Chapter 68A-27, F.A.C., rules relating to species classified as Candidate Species, ....
  August 24, 2009, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  This workshop will be conducted using video conferencing equipment ....
7472606 8/7/2009
Vol. 35/31
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions 7379583 Effective:
07/20/2009
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose of this rule change is to remove the peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) from the State list of endangered species. The effect of this rule change is to change the status of the peregrine falcon from an endangered .... 7130681 5/15/2009
Vol. 35/19
View Text Development
68A-27.0011
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to establish or revise rule provisions, during calendar year 2009, associated with species classified as Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species and Species .... 6453524 12/5/2008
Vol. 34/49
View Text Withdrawal
68A-27.003
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Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions; Permits, Designation of Threatened Species; Prohibitions; Permits 5113760 1/18/2008
Vol. 34/03
View Text Development
68A-27.0012
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The purpose and effect of the proposed rules is to add species to, reclassify species, and/or remove species from the Candidate Species, Endangered Species, Threatened Species and Species of Special Concern lists during .... 4920342 12/7/2007
Vol. 33/49
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
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The purpose of these proposed revised rules is to reclassify the Florida manatee from an endangered species to a threatened species. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has determined that this reclassification .... 4787840 11/2/2007
Vol. 33/44
View Text Withdrawal
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions; Permits 4650682 9/28/2007
Vol. 33/39
View Text Proposed
68A-27.003
The purpose of this proposed revised rule is to remove the Florida manatee from the State of Florida Endangered Species list. 4446303 8/10/2007
Vol. 33/32
View Text Development
68A-27.003
The purpose and effect of this rule development effort is to remove the Florida manatee from the list of endangered species in the event it is reclassified as threatened. 4064026 5/4/2007
Vol. 33/18
View Text Final
68A-27.003
Designation of Endangered Species; Prohibitions; Permits 2599617 Effective:
12/16/2003