2017 Lionfish Challenge

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The number of non-native lionfish that divers, anglers and commercial fishermen removed from Florida waters during the 2017 Lionfish Challenge, which the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission created to reduce the population of the invasive fish.

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue.



FLOTSAM & JETSAM: Round And Round He Goes

Australia native Jon Sanders completed a record 10th circumnavigation on Dec. 21, 2017, aboard his 39-foot Sparkman & Stephens Perie Banou II.


Flotsam & Jetsam: Last Of The Mohicans

Built in 1929 by the Consolidated yard in New York, Mohican is a classic 69-foot commuter yacht.


Billions and Billions

A partnership among environmental and conservation organizations, state governments, oyster farmers and educational groups is aiming to increase the oyster population in Chesapeake Bay to 10 billion by 2025.