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Spiny lobster harvest season closes April 1

News Release

Monday, March 29, 2010

Media contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554

The recreational and commercial harvest season for spiny lobster in Florida waters closes on April 1.  The regular season will reopen on Aug. 6.

The special two-day sport season for recreational harvesters of spiny lobster will occur on July 28 and 29 this year.

More information regarding Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spiny lobster regulations is available online at, click on "Fishing - Saltwater."

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