Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 18:00 to 20:00
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy. Key Largo, FL 33037

A fish as beautiful as it is destructive; invasive lionfish have had dramatic impacts on 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. 

$30.00
Advance registration required! Please follow the instructions below to reserve your space by Feb. 20.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 18:15
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Thanks for your interest in REEF Fish & Friends! Our March speaker will be announced soon.


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 appetizers and refreshments are provided. The evening kicks off with a social starting at 6:15pm, and the presentation begins at 7pm.

Redtooth Triggerfish - photo by Jeff Haines
3/16/2020 8:00pm EDT
Dr. Christy Semmens

Join Dr. Christy Semmens in a presentation on the 25 most common fish of the Central Indo-Pacific.

South Pacific / Indo Pacific / Indian Ocean / Red Sea
St. Eustatius
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
3/21/2020 to 3/28/2020
Ellie Place, Expert REEF Surveyor

This is REEF's first trip to the little-known paradise of St. Eustatius, or Statia. Diving in St. Eustatius consists of a variety of diverse habitats including walls, wrecks, patch reefs and rocky outcroppings.

Sold out. Contact trips@REEF.org to be added to waitlist.
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Sharkey's Pub and Galley (522 Caribbean Dr. Key Largo, FL 33037)
4/4/2020

Thanks for your interest in our 2020 Lionfish Derby Series! Registration and more information are coming soon.

If you are interested in volunteering or sponsoring this event, please contact lionfish@REEF.org.

Indonesia (Raja Ampat, Ring of Fire, Maumere)
Fish Survey
South Pacific / Indo Pacific / Indian Ocean / Red Sea
4/10/2020 to 4/21/2020
Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Ph.D, Co-Executive Director

Experience some of the most exotic and sought-after dive destinations in Indonesia on this one-way Banda Sea crossing trip from Sorong to Maumere.

2 spaces available, a double occupancy cabin
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 18:15
REEF Campus, 98300 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, FL 33037

Thanks for your interest in REEF Fish & Friends! Our April speaker will be announced soon.


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 appetizers and refreshments are provided. The evening kicks off with a social starting at 6:15pm, and the presentation begins at 7pm.

Indigo Hamlet - photo by Carlos Estape
4/16/2020 8:00pm EDT
Janna Nichols

Please join Janna Nichols in a presentation on the fishes of Guanaja, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras in our Tropical Western Atlantic region.
 

Tropical Western Atlantic
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
4/18/2020 to 4/25/2020
Amy Lee, Engagement and Communications Manager

St. Croix, part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is known for its amazing wall diving. Running along the northern side of the island, the wall begins in 25-40 feet of water and plunges to 13,000 feet below the surface.

3 spaces available, including a female share.
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Guanaja, Bay Islands, Honduras
Fish Survey
Tropical Western Atlantic
5/2/2020 to 5/9/2020
Janna Nichols, Citizen Science Program Manager

Part of a volcanic and coral mountain range, Guanaja is within the world's second-largest barrier reef, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. Dive sites surround the entire island, meaning it's possible to find a site with calm water on nearly any day of the week.

Please inquire for availability - trips@REEF.org
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