Get in involved with lionfish removal by attending one of the following derbies or events.
Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day: First Saturday after Mother's Day each year.
Become a Reef Ranger: Adopt a reef and pledge to remove and report lionfish.
Host a workshop: FWC led lionfish handling and filleting demos. Email name, organization/business name, location and an estimated number of attendees to Lionfish@MyFWC.com.
Attention Dive Shop Owners:
Host a "Become the Predator" workshop and lionfish excursion. In partnership with dive shops, FWC educates and trains divers to confidently and safely harvest lionfish. Interested in hosting a workshop and lionfish excursion? Contact Lionfish@MyFWC.com.
FWC encourages dive shops and charter captains to implement lionfish excursions into their regularly-scheduled charters to meet diver demand and contribute to statewide removal efforts.
To feature lionfish brochures in your shop, send your mailing address and number of brochures to Lionfish@MyFWC.com.
2017 Derby Calendar
Apply for FWC lionfish derby financial sponsorship.
Email the event date, location and address, event name, event website, and event contact information to Lionfish@MyFWC.com to get it featured on the calendar.
Receive updates when a new event is added to the calendar. Click on the red envelope at the top of this page. Enter your email and then select SWF - Lionfish Events.
Other events where you can learn about lionfish:
Upcoming "Become the Predator" workshops:
Learn about lionfish, their invasion, and how to safely target and remove them from Florida waters.
Lionfish Tournament Results
Lionfish Recreational Regulations
2013 Lionfish Summit