Mutton Snapper Workshops Scheduled for February

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission


Fish for mutton snapper? Attend one of the upcoming mutton snapper workshop hosted in February by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At these workshops, FWC staff will gather public input on the management of mutton snapper. Some workshops will be co-hosted by the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC).

Staff will provide a brief presentation about mutton snapper management issues that are currently being worked on and will solicit stakeholder concerns and comments about these issues. Anyone with an interest in management of Florida’s mutton snapper is encouraged to participate.

Workshop dates and times are as follows (all times are Eastern):

Feb. 1 – Fort Lauderdale

SAFMC and FWC workshop 4-7 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport-Cruise Port

180 SW 18th Ave.

Dania Beach/Fort Lauderdale, FL 33004


Feb. 2 – Duck Key

SAFMC and FWC workshop 4-7 p.m.

Hawks Cay

61 Hawks Cay Blvd.

Duck Key, FL  33050


Feb. 3 – Key West

SAFMC and FWC workshop 4-7 p.m.

Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel

3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd.

Key West, FL 33040


Feb. 4 – Key Largo

FWC workshop 6-8 p.m.

Murray Nelson Government Center 102050 Overseas Highway Key Largo, FL 33037


Feb. 15 – St. Petersburg

FWC workshop 6-8 p.m. 3rd Floor Conference Room

100 8th Ave. SE

St. Petersburg, FL 33201


Feb. 16 – Naples

FWC workshop 6-8 p.m.

Golden Gate Community Center

4701 Golden Gate Pkwy.

Naples, FL 34116


Feb. 17 – Stuart

FWC workshop 6-8 p.m. City of Stuart  

Commission Chambers

121 SW Flagler Ave.

Stuart, FL 34994


Feb. 24 – Webinar

FWC workshop 5:30-7:30 p.m.

RSVP to the Division of Marine Fisheries Management at 850-487-0554 to obtain instructions to join the meeting via the voice-only line.


Visit and click on “Saltwater,” “Rulemaking” and “Public Workshops” for more information.

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