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:
Numerous marine species, like blue crabs, redfish, white shrimp, stingrays, tarpon, are found more than 100 miles upstream in the freshwater portions of the St. Johns River.

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