Red snapper. Gulf Wild photo.

Exempted permits will allow rec fishermen to test tracking methods, stop overfishing

A Florida spiny lobster. Florida Fish and Wildlife photo.

“There isn’t a lobster trap in the state of Florida that was not impacted in some fashion by the hurricane,” said Bill Kelly, executive director of the Florida Keys Commercial Fishermen’s Association.

Yellowfin tuna. Creative Commons photo by Flickr user Taro Taylor.
Yellowfin tuna. Creative Commons photo by Flickr user Taro Taylor.

NOAA's Southeast Fisheries Science Center. NOAA photo.

City officials in Miami are urging the federal government to keep NOAA at its current facilities on the Virginia Key amid reports that the agency is considering relocation the Southeast Fisheries Science Center nearly 300 miles north to St.

A cooler of lionfish at Florida's 2017 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Weekend. Florida Fish and Wildlife photo by Avery Bristol.