Bycatch: Toadfish

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Bycatch: Toadfish

Can you see how the toadfish, Opsanus beta, got it's name?


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FWC Facts:
White and brown shrimp depend on estuaries as nursery habitats, leaving when they reach 4-5 inches in length. This “shrimp run” occurs in late summer or early fall.

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