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.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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