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:
Bay scallops are bivalve molluscs occurring from New England through Texas. In Fla., they can be harvested in Gulf state waters from Hernando Co. to Mexico Beach Canal in Bay Co.

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