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Sea Grant Notes – May 26, 2017

WATER QUALITY

 

HEALTH ADVISORY ISSUED FOR BAYOU TEXAR

DEP and DOH only sampled Bayou Texar and Sanders Beach this week.

 

Date Location Water Temp (F) Salinity (ppt) Dissolved Oxygen (mg/L) Enterococcus levels (colonies/100ml) Bacteria Levels Advisory Issued May 22 Bayou Texar 79 6.6 6.6 107 Poor YES   Sanders Beach     …

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The Invasion of the Lionfish – 2016 update

The first report of a lionfish in the northern Gulf of Mexico was in 2010. It was a small individual that struck more curiosity than anything else.  By the end of the following week another was seen and now, here off the coast of Pensacola, are some of the highest densities found anywhere in the …

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FWC Lionfish Challenge – 2016

Most folks know we have a real issue with lionfish locally and that many community groups and agencies are trying to provide programs to help educate the public about the issue – as well as get rid of these fish.  This year the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is holding a LIONFISH CHALLENGE.  This …

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