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Section 370.101, Florida Statutes 2007

370.101  Saltwater fish; regulations.--

(1)  The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is authorized to establish weight equivalencies when minimum lengths of saltwater fish are established by law, in those cases where the fish are artificially cultivated.

(2)  A special activity license may be issued by the commission pursuant to s. 370.06 for catching and possession of fish protected by law after it has first established that such protected specimens are to be used as stock for artificial cultivation.

(3)  A permit may not be issued pursuant to subsection (2) until the commission determines that the artificial cultivation activity complies with the provisions of ss. 253.67-253.75 and any other specific provisions contained within this chapter regarding leases, licenses, or permits for maricultural activities of each saltwater fish, so that the public interest in such fish stocks is fully protected.

History.--s. 1, ch. 67-546; ss. 25, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 1, ch. 78-78; s. 78, ch. 79-164; s. 8, ch. 86-240; s. 13, ch. 2000-197.