Testimony of Chad W. Hanson before the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Jun. 2009

Florida is a leader in many important fishery issues and plays a critical role in many aspects of the federal management process. However, there may be opportunities to play an even more active role in ensuring jointly managed fisheries are healthy and productive. We urge you to continue striving for consistent regulations, and to consider pursuing increased federal funding to enhance fisheries data and support effective management of our marine resources