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  • To purchase fishing licenses:
    888-FISH-FLORIDA (347-4356)
  • FWC Division of Law Enforcement
    888-404-FWCC (3922)
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  • To report fish and wildlife law violations, call the Wildlife Alert Hotline:
    888-404-FWCC (3922)
  • FWC Fish and Wildlife
    Research Institute
  • To report fish kills:
  • To report fish tags:
  • To report Sawfish sightings:
  • Bird Entanglement
    727-391-6211 for Tampa area
  • To request Tarpon DNA Sampling Kits:
  • Red Tide Information Hotline
    866-300-9399 toll free in Florida
    727-552-2488 nationwide
  • Aquatic Toxins Hotline
  • Shellfish Harvesting Questions
    FDACS, 850-488-5471
  • To report Lionfish sightings,
    please visit
    or call 1-877-786-7267
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