Posts Tagged ‘lionfish derby’

FWC’s 2019 Lionfish Challenge Begins with Record Removals

Over 19,000 lionfish removed as part of Lionfish Removal & Awareness at the Emerald Coast Open lionfish tournament: an update from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

24 May 2:34 PM 0 Read More...

FWC Announces Winners of 2018 Lionfish Challenge

A total of 28,260 lionfish were removed from Florida waters as part of this year’s challenge.

27 Sep 2:46 PM 1 Read More...

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...

VIDEO: “Beautiful, Deadly and Delicious”: Lionfish Derbies In Action

The Florida Skin Divers Association (FSDA) announced their 2017 Lionfish Calcutta, a lionfish derby held to remove as many of the invasive Pterois volitans as possible in one day.

01 May 3:18 PM 1 Read More...