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Regulations for Feeding Fish, Shark, or other Marine Species

Feeding fish, sharks, or other marine species while diving or snorkeling is prohibited.  It is also prohibited to operate a boat that is hired to carry passengers to any area within state waters to feed marine species or view marine species feeding.  These regulations were developed because of concerns about the

"Chumming" or feeding fish for the purpose of harvesting marine species as otherwise allowed by FWC rules is permitted.

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