Species Spotlight: Green Sunfish

With the partnering of FWC and Fishbrain to track the distribution of fifteen non-native species within Florida waters, as a … January 27, 2017

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Bullseye Snakehead

This month’s spotlight focuses on yet another non-native fish that is expanding its territory in some of south Florida waters. … December 20, 2016

Butterfly Peacock

The Butterfly Peacock, also known as Peacock Bass, is an extremely popular freshwater non-native fish introduced to south Florida in … October 30, 2016

SPECIES OF THE MONTH: Armored Catfish

This month’s Species Spotlight focuses on another non-native species introduced once again by the releasing of aquarium fish into the … September 30, 2016

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Black Pacu

There are many invasive fish species in Florida’s waters but few match the size and strength of the Black Pacu. … August 26, 2016

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Spotted Sunfish

In these parts of central-south Florida, the Spotted Sunfish goes by the name ‘Stumpknockers’ and sometimes lumped into the category … July 26, 2016

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: WARMOUTH

In Florida we have many different species of fish we commonly refer to as panfish. In general terms, a panfish … June 30, 2016

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Mayan Cichlid

The Mayan Cichlid is another non-native species on a growing list of exotic fish thriving in the warm waters of … May 27, 2016

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: FLORIDA CLOWN KNIFEFISH

There are many different species of non-native fish in Florida’s waters but one of the more exotic looking is the … April 27, 2016

SPECIES SPOTLIGHT: Florida’s Oscar

The Oscar, a member of the Cichlid Family, is another invasive species that has become abundant in south Florida waters. … March 30, 2016
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