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Statewide Invasive Lionfish Awareness And Removal Weekend

This May, the weekend of the 16th and 17th will be dedicated to statewide Lionfish removal and awareness activities. Coastal counties around the state will be harvesting Lionfish in an attempt to remove as many of the invasive critters as possible. Watch the brief promotional video...
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Mudville Grille Aquatic Habitat Discussion Imagery

2-11-15The images and videos below are the slides used in the presentation at Mudville Grille regarding northeast Florida aquatic habitat projects. A big thanks to all those that came out. The presentation included a detailed discussion of the latest St John's River reef projects, updates on...
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St. Johns River Reef Complete… Project Video Story

The purpose of the this project was to create habitat benefitting the river environment while providing a recreational fishing destination. The total deployment took 18 barge loads to the two permitted reef sites (the Coastal Conservation Association Reef and the George Holt Reef) over a two week time frame. Below is the video story that shows much of the efforts in making this project a reality.
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National Geographic Features TISIRI Reef Cleaning Efforts

Earlier this month TISIRI divers headed offshore Jacksonville Florida to clean-up marine reef habitats. Popular reef sites were targeted assuming they would have accumulated the most waste material over time. National Geographic published a brief video story of the day's reef cleaning efforts (watch it...
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TISIRI and Visit Jacksonville Official Scuba Diving Promo

Visit Jacksonville and TISIRI teamed up to produce a video promoting the scuba diving opportunities in Jacksonville Florida.TISIRI's Joe Kistel, Larry Davis, and Ed Kalakauskis visited a dive site known as the Monahan Tug. It was a beautiful day and the underwater conditions were perfect. Kistel...
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Northeast Florida Lionfish Blast Harvest Video Story

We recently published our video story of a lionfish control team that was sent offshore during the Northeast Florida Lionfish Blast Tournament. The divers on this trip collected over 200 lionfish with both spear and live capture techniques. Check out the story below: