Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch but they’ve also caused ecological chaos in the waters off South Florida because they have no natural predators and they eat important indigenous fish. That’s why a new ban on imports of lionfish into Florida has won preliminary approval from the state’s wildlife commission.
Coast Guard crewmembers are responding to a report of a fuel spill near Government Cut.
Fishing isn’t just for the guys, women are invited to learn more about the sport at a free seminar in Dania Beach.
Another endangered panther, the fifth this year, was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.
The remains of what appears to be a four-year-old Florida panther is being sent off to Gainesville where a necropsy will be performed to determine the cause of death—but it appears the endangered panther was hit by a car or truck.
The body of a 4-year-old Florida Panther has been found dead in Broward County.
What started as a regular traffic stop turned into marine violation after police found dozens of fish—some illegal—inside the cooler of a Miami man’s car.
A young endangered Florida panther that had been struck by a car is ready to be released back into the wild.
A man who shot a police officer in a life and death struggle was sent off to a long prison stretch Friday.
A manatee found injured in 2012 and received help at the Miami Seaquarium was released back into the wild Thursday.