Bycatch: Hardhead Catfish


Bycatch: Hardhead Catfish

The hardhead catfish, Arius felis, must be handled carefully due to the large spine in its dorsal fin.

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Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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