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Over 100 pounds of undersized grouper seized from vessel

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Posted at 10:59 AM, Jan 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 09:03:39-05

Florida Fish and Wildlife officers discovered 39 undersized red grouper during an inspection recently.

According to FWC, the grouper were found during a resource inspection. The undersized fish totaled 105.5 pounds.

The vessel's captain was cited for violating commercial size limits, and the fish were donated to a Tampa Bay organization.

If you suspect a fishing, hunting or other wildlife violation, report it to FWC via their Wildlife Alert Hotline by calling 888-404-FWCC (3922), #FWC or *FWC on a cell, or texting/emailing Tip@MyFWC.com.