Florida Stone Crab Season to Close on Thursday
Florida's commercial and recreational stone crab season officially closes on Thursday, May 16 in an effort to help conserve the state's valuable stone crab resource.
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the last day of harvest of stone crab claws is May 15. Commercially harvested stone crab claws may be possessed and sold during the five-month closure, however, the claws must have been placed in inventory prior to May 16 by a licensed wholesale or retail dealers.
The stone crab season will...
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