Northeast Florida Lionfish Tournament Underway

Erica Bennett of Action News recently put together a segment announcing the start of the lionfish harvest tournament currently ongoing off the coast of Jacksonville and St. Augustine. Divers are eager to capture as many lionfish as possible to help the health of the marine environment while competing to win the top tournament prizes. Fish collected will be provided to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and the University of North Florida for further research into this epidemic invasion.

Here is Erica Bennett's story:

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