Rule No.: RULE TITLE
68B-48.001: Purpose and Intent; Repeal of Section 370.11(2)(a)2., F.S.; Designation as Restricted Species, Aquaculture Exemption
68B-48.003: Size and Bag Limits
68B-48.004: Gear Specifications and Prohibited Gear
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of this rule development notice is to address possible rule changes for flounder and sheepshead in the 2011 calendar year as a result of stock assessments or other management or enforcement requirements.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Subject areas addressed in the rule development notice include size limits, bag limits, gear restrictions and other subjects encompassed by the above-cited rules.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Florida Constitution.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Mr. William Teehan, Section Leader, Marine Fisheries Management, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 2590 Executive Center Circle E, Station 201, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, (850)487-0554
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.