Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Due to the fact that lionfish in the Atlantic don’t have predators, eat whatever fits in their mouths, and are naturally fast-breeders, wildlife officials have encouraged people to catch what they can, but recently a deep water expedition has raised concerns, revealing that the invasive species may be beyond a diver’s reasonable reach.
After listening to more than a hundred emotional opinions, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this week voted to move forward with a controversial proposal to modify the type of gear used to catch tarpon in the state, also making tarpon a catch and release fish for the first time ever.
A temporary rule that makes it easier to catch lionfish, the invasive fish that belongs in the Indian and Pacific oceans, will soon be permanent in Florida.
Several people were injured when two boats collided in Biscayne Bay Sunday evening.
Two men were arrested, and charged with multiple misdemeanors, Sunday after being caught with 468 lobster tails, a number well over the limit even if it was officially lobster season.
Two Florida men could face big legal problems after old video posted online shows one of them jumping on top of a manatee and her calf.
Wildlife officials are looking for answers after a crocodile was found dead in Florida Bay.
A nine-month old Florida Panther kitten was rescued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Monday after it was found injured in Collier County.
Stone crab harvesting season has come to an end and it will be one for the books but not in a good way.
MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Stone crab harvesting season is about to wrap and when it does it will be one for the books – and not in a good way. The season, which started October 15th, […]