Walt Stearn has posted an article on www.wetpixel.com where he talks about endangered goliath groupers being speared and killed in Florida waters.
He has posted some photos and also says that there is a highly disturbing trend being witnessed in the waters of Palm Beach County involving a few individual spearfisherman who are actively going out and willfully killing goliath grouper.
There is a $1,500 reward (sponsored by Emerald Charters and Scuba Works Dive Shop) for any information leading to the arrest of the poacher (s). For more information on these events and to get in touch with the writer, read this link.
Photo by Mr. Walt Stearns.