Bycatch: White-finned Shark Sucker

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Bycatch: White-finned Shark Sucker

The white-finned shark sucker, Echeneis neucratoides, is best know for the large sucker on the top of the head.


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Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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