spiny lobster

A Florida saltwater fishing license and a lobster stamp are required to take spiny lobsters.

Divers are preparing for Florida's annual two-day spiny lobster sport season.

The season begins Wednesday after midnight and runs through Thursday. Florida wildlife officials are urging participants to follow regulations or risk jail time.

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