Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Snatch Hooked Snook

This common snook was found with a snatch hook  lodged in its right side. This practice of  snagging fish is very unethical and against the law.


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FWC Facts:
Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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