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Stone crab claw season in state, federal waters opens today (Oct. 15)

Get your claw crackers ready, because Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opens today (Oct. 15) in …

Invaluable invertebrates

By Ellie Van Os At the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, we are passionate about invertebrates. Our programming includes invertebrate touch …

It’s a whole new world when the lights go out!

By Alan Peirce Florida’s artificial reefs are a whole new world when the lights go out. Get anchored over your …

Do lionfish need to start looking up?

The following post on The Abaco Scientist blog (http://absci.fiu.edu/) documenting a double-crested cormorant eating a lionfish in the Florida Keys …

It’s in Your Hands

Scientists tell us that if you only remember two things, most of the fish you release will survive. When you …

Why our estuaries are important

By Ted Lukacs It is relatively easy to address the issues concerning popular game fish species experiencing problems from overfishing. …
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