REEF Campus, Key Largo, FL
4/1/2023 to 6/30/2023

Join REEFs 2023 Florida Keys Lionfish Sweeps! 

Steady removal of Lionfish from our local reefs can help protect native fish species & ensure a balanced ecosystem

Cabanas on Clark's Cay - Guanaja, Bay Islands, Honduras
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
4/1/2023 to 4/8/2023
Hilary Penner, Education and Conservation Programs Manager

Cabañas on Clark’s Cay in the Bay Islands, Guanaja, Honduras, is a 4-acre island oasis that offers incredible seascapes, an open-air restaurant, and bar, an infinity pool, and spa along with a meandering lazy river.

SOLD OUT, please contact to be added to the waitlist.
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4/6/2023 7:00pm to 8:30pm EDT
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy. Key Largo, FL 33037

A fish as beautiful as it is destructive; invasive lionfish have dramatically impacted marine ecosystems due to their high reproductive rate and voracious appetites. These visually stunning fish have characteristic red and white stripes and long, fanlike spines and fins.

Advance registration is required! Please follow the instructions below to reserve your space by March 27.
Drew Butkowski, Ph.D. Candidate at Florida International University
4/11/2023 6:15pm to 8:00pm EDT
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Thanks for your interest in REEF Fish & Friends! We are pleased to welcome our April 2023 speaker, Drew Butkowski, Ph.D. candidate at Florida International University. 

Drew studies coral reef fish behavior and ecology in the Florida Keys. He will discuss the effects of artificial reefs on nearby natural reefs, grouper foraging behavior, and how reefs and seagrasses are connected. He'll also highlight the need to better understand reef fish ecology to improve marine resource management.

Florida Keys Brewing Company - 81611 Old Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
4/18/2023 7:30pm to 9:00pm EST

Join us for a free screening of the NOVA Documentary Ocean Invaders! Lionfish, long prized in home aquariums, have invaded the Atlantic and are now one of the ocean's most successful invasive species.

This event is FREE and open to the public!
Sea Saba Dive Center/Juliana's Hotel, Saba
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
4/22/2023 to 4/29/2023
Stacey Henderson, REEF Program Services Coordinator

Saba’s volcanic origins have blessed her waters with spectacular formations and structural diversity. From shallow patch reefs to deepwater seamounts, Saba offers interesting diving at each depth and for every diver's experience level.

Two spaces available register today at
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Looe Key Reef Resort, 27340 Overseas Hwy., Ramrod Key, FL 33042
4/28/2023 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

The Looe Key Lionfish Collecting & Handling Workshop is FULL! Click the button below to sign up for the waitlist.

Friday, April 28 - Looe Key Reef Resort, 27340 Overseas Hwy., Ramrod Key, FL 33042

Pre-registration is required! You must fill out the registration form and pay your $35 refundable deposit to secure your space.
4/29/2023 10:00am to 3:00pm EDT
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy. Key Largo, FL 33037

Hands-on activities, interactive displays, take-home arts & science kits, and much more!

M/V Bilikiki Liveaboard, Solomon Islands
Fish Survey
South Pacific / Indo Pacific / Indian Ocean / Red Sea
5/6/2023 to 5/16/2023
Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Ph.D, Co-Executive Director, and Brice Semmens, Ph.D. REEF Science Advisor

The Solomon Islands are one of the most intact and biologically rich oceanic archipelagos on Earth. In fact, the region was identified as a “Bright Spot” in a recent scientific study.

Three spaces left, including one male shared space available, inquire with for details.
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