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:
The organism that causes red tide in Florida, Karenia brevis, owes its name to a state researcher of harmful algal blooms, Dr. Karen Steidinger.

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