Thanks for your interest in REEF Fish & Friends! We are pleased to welcome our January 2023 speaker, Dr. Jim Bohnsack, retired NOAA Fisheries Biologist and past REEF Scientific Advisor.

Dr. Bohnsack's research focuses on protected species conservation, coral reef fish ecology, and fishery applications in artificial reefs and marine reserves. Learn the effects of marine reserves and climate change on Florida Keys fish species and their responses to stable and unstable environmental conditions.

REEF Fish & Friends is a free, monthly seminar series that features engaging ocean-themed presentations from guest speakers. Snorkelers, divers, and marine life enthusiasts are invited to join informal discussions and mingle with members of our friendly, ocean-minded community. Complimentary light refreshments are provided. The evening kicks off with a social from 6:15-7pm, followed by a presentation from 7-8pm. Seminars are also livestreamed on the REEF Facebook page and YouTube channel.