Education & FAQs

NOAA Fisheries Glossary

  View fishery terms and definitions

New Gag and Red Grouper Management Measures

 Frequently Asked Questions

Gulf Council Education & Outreach:

Get educated about the Gulf Council Process and how you can get involved.

Navigating the Council Process

Get Involved!

Ways to Get Involved

Sample Letter

Sample Testimony

Gulf Council Education

Educational Information:

Why use circle hooks? Download the Florida Sea Grant guide to Circle Hooks.

Download NOAA Fisheries Sea Turtle and Smalltooth Sawfish Careful Release Protocols.

Fish Venting:

  Download the Florida Sea Grant Guide to Venting Fish with Ruptured Swimbladders.

  Want to know how to properly vent a fish? Mote Marine Laboratory has produced a video - "How to VENT a fish" to demonstrate how. Watch it here!