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Reminder: Goliath grouper in-person workshops scheduled in your area

News Release

Friday, October 13, 2017

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting several public workshops in your area to gather public input on the management of goliath grouper, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state waters.

Upcoming in-person workshops are scheduled as follows (scheduled 5 to 8 p.m. local time, except for Tallahassee):

Previous workshops were held in Lake Worth, Key West, Marathon, Key Largo, Crystal River, Carrabelle, Pensacola, Panama City, Jacksonville, Titusville, Stuart and Davie.

For those who missed a workshop in their area or cannot make an in-person workshop, an on-demand virtual workshop is available at (click on “Saltwater Fishing,” “Public Comments/Workshops” and “Workshops.”) Once you’ve viewed the workshop, you can take a workshop survey, which is identical to a survey given at the in-person workshops. Additional written comments may be submitted online at

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