Invasive fish can cause a plethora of problems, including eating native fish and dining on food intended for those same fish. They can also bring diseases to a water body.

University Of Florida Scientist Helps Perfect Tool To Reduce Invasive Species Worldwide

A University of Florida scientist is working with a global research team to help control plants, animals and fish before they become invasive. To do this, resource managers first need protocols. In addition to preserving natural, native fishing habitats, the benchmarks will help businesspeople decide…

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Invasive lionfish have spread through the western Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico over the last few decades.

Florida: New Study Outlines The Do’s And Don’ts Of Managing Invasive Lionfish

Invasive lionfish have spread through the western Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico over the last few decades. More recently, lionfish have also invaded the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal, leading to concerns about their possible impact on ecosystems. An international…

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) High School Fishing Program congratulates Punta Gorda Middle School fishing team

Florida FWC Announces Winner Of High School Fishing Conservation Project Competition 

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) High School Fishing Program congratulates Punta Gorda Middle School fishing team as the Grand Prize winners of the FWC’s High School Fishing Conservation Project Competition. The students completed five conservation projects, including cleaning up multiple water bodies…

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Freshwater fisheries researchers and managers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) successfully released 3,300 hatchery-raised shoal bass fingerlings (young fish) into the Chipola River in May. 

Florida FWC Reaches Major Milestone With Release Of Genetically Pure Hatchery-Raised Shoal Bass 

Freshwater fisheries researchers and managers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) successfully released 3,300 hatchery-raised shoal bass fingerlings (young fish) into the Chipola River in May.  In 2018, Hurricane Michael depleted more than 90% of the shoal bass population in the Chipola…

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