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Longliner Found in Tortugas NO-Harvest Zone Fined $35,000.

PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2003 10:00 am
by RudyGomez
Tortugas: Largest penalty yet
Longline found in no-harvest zone fined $35,000
Keynoter Staff Keynoter@Keynoter.com

Owners and the captain of a Sarasota longline boat were recently served with a $35,000 fine – the largest civil penalty yet assessed for a Tortugas Ecological Reserve violation, according to Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary staff.

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