News & Notes

Florida Lionfish Tourney Bags 15,000 Invasives

More than invasive 15,000 Pterois spp. lionfish were removed from Florida waters thanks to several spring tournaments held across the state focused on targeting the highly predatory species that is considered a serious threat to native fishes in Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean.

25 May 10:23 AM 4 Read More...

Don’t Forget: 2018 Lionfish Festival Is this Weekend

Florida’s 2018 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club and Ole River Grill in Perdido Key on the Florida/Alabama coastal border. Plus, learn about the new 2018 Tagged Lionfish Incentive Program!

16 May 4:17 PM 0 Read More...

OFI Shares Update on Indonesian Coral Trade Suspension

There is still some confusion around the suspension of the coral trade and what it means to Indonesia’s aquarium export industry.

16 May 1:50 PM 0 Read More...

2018-2019 MASNA Student Scholarships - Apply Now

Graduate and undergraduate marine sciences students have the opportunity to compete for two $4000 scholarships from MASNA. The application deadline is June 15, 2018.

14 May 4:51 AM 0 Read More...

Indonesia Coral Export Stoppage Continues

“… it has been a shock for the industry, as there was no warning prior to the issuance of the quarantine notification.”

10 May 12:44 PM 0 Read More...