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Rule Title: Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer
Department: FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Marine Fisheries
Chapter: STONE CRABS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 10/25/2015
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 7-1-00, Amended 7-22-01, 7-15-04, 7-13-08, 6-19-13, 10-25-15.
References in this version: Ref-02667 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Stone Crab Trap Pulling Petition
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
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Adopted
Section Description ID Publish
Date
View Text Correction
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 23558116 8/21/2020
Vol. 46/164
View Text Change
68B-13.005
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Designation as Restricted Species; Season; Repeal of Special Act, Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 23549580 8/19/2020
Vol. 46/162
View Text Proposed
68B-13.0015
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to improve the stone crab population and build resiliency in the fishery by modifying the regulations found in 68B-13, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The effect of these .... 23356647 6/18/2020
Vol. 46/119
View Text Development
68B-13.0015
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The purpose of this rule development notice is to address rule amendments for the stone crab fishery related to harvest season dates, minimum size limit, possession of live or whole stone crabs, and trap construction requirements. .... 23208237 5/5/2020
Vol. 46/88
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68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2019 calendar year for stone crab fisheries as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions, changes to recreational .... 21430615 1/23/2019
Vol. 45/15
View Text Development
68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2018 calendar year for stone crab fisheries resulting from stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management .... 20079017 2/16/2018
Vol. 44/33
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68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2017 calendar year for stone crab fisheries as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management .... 18450484 1/5/2017
Vol. 43/03
View Text Development
68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2016 calendar year for stone crab fisheries as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management .... 17015854 1/11/2016
Vol. 42/06
View Text Final
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 16616020 Effective:
10/25/2015
View Text Change
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 16446561 9/9/2015
Vol. 41/175
View Text Public Hearing
68B-13.008
This notice continues a public hearing on a proposed amendment to rule 68B-13.008 to a future meeting. The proposed amendment modifies the ....
  During the Commission’s regular meeting September 3-4, 2015, ....
  Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, ....
16237332 7/17/2015
Vol. 41/138
View Text Proposed
68B-13.008
There is substantial overlap between the lobster and stone crab fisheries in south Florida, with most of the lobster trap fishermen in Collier, Monroe, and Miami-Dade counties also participating in the stone crab trap fishery. .... 15990952 5/12/2015
Vol. 41/92
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68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2015 calendar year for stone crab fisheries as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management .... 15511869 1/8/2015
Vol. 41/05
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68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2014 calendar year for stone crab fisheries as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management .... 14014189 1/8/2014
Vol. 40/05
View Text Final
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 13084153 Effective:
06/19/2013
View Text Change
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 12975804 5/8/2013
Vol. 39/90
View Text Proposed
68B-13.008
The purpose of this rule amendment is to improve the enforceability of the stone crab gear rule (68B-13.008). The current rule allows one commercial trap owner to authorize another commercial fisherman as a delegate to pull .... 12648720 2/14/2013
Vol. 39/31
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68B-13.001
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule amendments in the 2013 calendar year for stone crab fisheries as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management .... 12419703 12/28/2012
Vol. 38/99
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68B-13.001
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The purpose of these rule amendments is for Florida to extend management of the stone crab fishery to adjacent federal waters in the absence of federal regulation. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is in the .... 9870349 4/29/2011
Vol. 37/17
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68B-13.0015
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes in the 2011 calendar year for stone crab as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management and enforcement .... 9502428 12/23/2010
Vol. 36/51
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68B-13.0015
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The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes in the 2010 calendar year for stone crab as a result of stock assessments, federal regulatory actions or other management and enforcement .... 8224550 2/5/2010
Vol. 36/05
View Text Final
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 5842715 Effective:
07/13/2008
View Text Proposed
68B-13.008
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to make the list of allowable materials for stone crab traps consistent with the list in rule for blue crab traps by allowing the use of galvanized 16 gauge or thinner staples to secure .... 5585471 5/9/2008
Vol. 34/19
View Text Development
68B-13.008
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The purpose of these rule amendments is to make the list of allowable materials for stone crab traps consistent with the list in rule for blue crab traps by allowing the use of galvanized 16 gauge or thinner staples to secure .... 5552200 5/2/2008
Vol. 34/18
View Text Final
68B-13.008
Gear, Trap Construction, Commercial Trap Marking Requirements, Trap Working Regulations, Trap Transfer 2606892 Effective:
07/15/2004