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One fish, two fish, where’s that huge fish? Collaborative efforts inform Goliath grouper management

October 12, 2017

Goliath grouper are one of Florida’s most iconic fish. Capable of reaching sizes greater than 7 feet in total length and weighing in at over 700 pounds, this fish is not afraid of much of anything. A reef associated species, Goliath ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Diving, Fisheries Management, Fishing, Florida Sea Grant, Goliath Grouper

Sea stars, Sea cucumbers, Sea urchins and more…

October 10, 2017

Invert Trivia: What group of invertebrate species shares these three distinctive features? 1) A body with five-part symmetry; 2) an internal skeleton made of calcium carbonate; and 3) a water vascular system of fluid-filled vessels that manifests ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Brittle Stars, Echinoderms, Feather Stars, Sand Dollars, Sea Biscuits, Sea Stars, Sea Urchins, Starfish

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