Fish of the Month
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Have you ever caught a fish and have no idea what it is? There are thousands of species of fish, mammals & reptiles that inhabit Florida waters, most are not targeted by anglers. Divers see beautiful ornamental species that most anglers never see. We created this page to educate anglers on unusual species they may come across on their angling adventures. Visit Species Directory for more species.
|Southern Stargazer||Hermit Crab||Gafftopsail Catfish||Atlantic Threadfin||Remora|
|Bobbit Worm||Snook||Kemp Rigley Sea Turtle||Lionfish||Atlantic Stingray|
|Oarfish||Sooty Sea Hare||Searobin||Filefish||Longnose Batfish|
If you have a picture of an unusual fish, please Email it to us with the location you caught or photographed it. We will give you credit and a link to your website if you have one.
If you catch a rare or unusual fish in Florida waters, please report it to:
- Saltwater: FishColl@MyFWC.com FWC-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5020 Phone: 727-896-8626
- Freshwater: ExoticFreshwaterFishID@MyFWC.com c/o Kelly Gestring FWC-Habitat and Species Conservation, 801 NW 40 Street, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: 561-391-6409