• Welcome to ScubaBoard

  1. Welcome to ScubaBoard, the world's largest scuba diving community. Registration is not required to read the forums, but we encourage you to join. Joining has its benefits and enables you to participate in the discussions.

    Benefits of registering include

    • Ability to post and comment on topics and discussions.
    • A Free photo gallery to share your dive photos with the world.
    • You can make this box go away

    Joining is quick and easy. Login or Register now by clicking on the button

FWC says no to Goliath Grouper harvest

Discussion in 'Florida' started by Ghetto Diver, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. Ghetto Diver

    Ghetto Diver Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I just don't log dives
    Location: Beerfield Beach, FL
  2. kelemvor

    kelemvor Big Fleshy Monster ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Largo, FL USA
    FWC would be crazy to allow fishing of a critically endangered fish. Regardless of some people's opinion on the status - as long as the fish are officially listed as critically endangered (or just endangered) it would be foolish to allow fishing. Could you imagine the headlines? "Florida set to allow harvest of critically endangered species." I'm glad I won't be reading that bit of embarrassment in the paper this year.
    Allison Finch likes this.
  3. drbill

    drbill The Lorax for the Kelp Forest Scuba Legend

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Santa Catalina Island, CA
    Some pressure is building to re-open the giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) fishery here in SoCal. I hope it meets with the same result. Kudos to the FWC on the goliath grouper decision.
    ibj40 likes this.

Share This Page