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Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival

Florida Keys Lionfish Derby & Festival

REEF’s 14th annual event will include two full days of lionfish fishing, followed by a family-friendly festival at picturesque Postcard Inn Resort & Marina. The festival is open to the public and will include lionfish scoring, fillet and dissection demonstrations, lionfish tastings, lionfish games and crafts, raffle prizes, plus booths from environmentally-minded vendors. Chefs will …

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Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival & Tournament 2021

Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and Destin – Fort Walton Beach at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Village in Destin. Activities will include fillet demonstrations; family-friendly games and activities; art, diving and conservation booths; and the world’s largest lionfish spearfishing tournament, the Emerald Coast Open. Sample …

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Fish Food for Thought: Why is a Grunt Fish Called a Grunt Fish?

There are well over 20,000 species of fish, each with unique scientific names. Truthfully, all fish may go by multiple names between the time it’s caught to the time it ends up on your plate.  For example, “grouper” is a generic name for at least 60 different species of fish. The same also holds true for snapper, …

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