Fish Collectors, Claiming Property Rights, Now Ask Court to Let Them Intervene

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Five years after the Department of Land and Natural Resources was sued over its practice of indiscriminately awarding permits for aquarium fish collection, four years after the lower court ruling was challenged in the Intermediate Court of Appeals, and more than a year after the case was brought before the state Supreme Court, a group representing the interests of commercial aquarium fish collectors is only now wanting to intervene to protect what it says are the rights of its members.

The group, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, jumped into the fray on September 12, when it filed a motion . . .

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