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Tag: Florida Sea Grant

Florida Friendly Fishing Guide Certification

Fishing is big business in Florida, contributing billions of dollars each year to the state’s economy.  Fishing guides are an important part of the fishing industry, providing locals and tourists alike with authentic Florida fishing experiences and memories… Read More

New Federal South Atlantic Fishing Regulations: Descending Device Required On-Board

Beginning July 15, 2020 all recreational, commercial, and for-hire vessels will be required to have a working descending device on-board and readily available when fishing for any of the fish in the snapper-grouper fishery management unit in federal… Read More

Tunicates (aka Sea Squirts)

Holly Abeels, Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Tunicates are found throughout the Indian River Lagoon growing attached to mangrove roots, pilings, oyster reefs, and any hard substance they can find every spring and into the summer. They are… Read More