Nassau grouper recognized under the Endangered Species Act

The U.S. now recognizes Nassau grouper as a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act. Nassau grouper have been heavily harvested throughout its native range and many efforts are being placed to recover their populations (see here and here ). Along the Florida coastline they are considered to be commercially extinct, meaning their abundance is too low to harvest. This is […]

By | 2016-06-30T16:20:14-05:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: Endangered species, Enforcement|Tags: , |0 Comments