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Lionfish Challenge 2018 Update – July 3

News Release

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Media contact: Amanda Nalley, 850-410-4943 or

Lionfish Challenge Promotional Video (YouTube): External Website

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Numbers update

As of this week:

Recent Winners

Upcoming Raffle Drawings


The Lionfish Challenge rewards lionfish harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals, tagged or not. The tagged lionfish component is new this year and includes cash prizes up to $5,000. Lionfish were tagged at 50 public artificial reefs across the state between the depths of 80-120 feet.

Sign up and learn more today by visiting

REMINDER: There’s still time to submit your qualifying 25 lionfish and receive a commemorative coin that allows you to take one extra spiny lobster per day during the two-day mini-season July 25-26.


Support Florida lionfish control programs by purchasing new Rep Your Water lionfish hats External Website at Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida.



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