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Spiny lobster seasons begin soon

July 17, 2013 

2-day recreational season is July 24-25; regular commercial & recreational season is Aug. 6 - March 31. 

High water prompts restrictions for 3 Everglades-area WMAs

July 17, 2013 

Executive order temporarily restricts access to Everglades and Francis S. Taylor, Holey Land, Rotenberger WMAs. 

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Manatees have heavy bones that help them to submerge easily while grazing. They can stay underwater for up to 20 minutes at a time.

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