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Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing Today, 01:10 PM
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Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Jim, I'm sorry to report that I do have written proof of Dr. Koenig's opinion of your goliath take comments a few months ago, but sadly I do not know what you may have fantasized hearing from him 4...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing Today, 12:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Wink Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Rowow, take a look at this mercury level calculator and run some scenarios for your own personal diet:

http://seaturtles.org/programs/mercury/

Here is one example run of the calculator based on...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing Today, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By SpearMax
Arrow Re: West Palm Beach, Florida 11/18 - 11/25

Hi V,

We have had a big problem in Palm Beach County with excessive rainfall creating brown water offshore due to Lake Okeechobee dumping and general storm water run-off.

I hope it clears up...
Forum: Off Topic Area 11-16-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By SpearMax
Arrow Why Critics Are Skeptical about the Record-Smashing $450 Million da Vinci

Why Critics Are Skeptical about the Record-Smashing $450 Million da Vinci

| Smart News | Smithsonian
11-16-17
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Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-15-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

The population of GG has recovered dramatically in the last 20 or 25 years, that is a fact and is not a false statement, yet somehow you want to spin it as "wrong"

I do not believe i mentioned...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-14-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Jim, I am surprised you would reference the goliath population 20-25 years ago. That would be the years 1992 to 1997, correct?

That time period is right after the 1990 closure after a significant...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-13-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By SpearMax
Question Why Don't Fish Swim Upside Down?

Why Don't Fish Swim Upside Down?

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-dont-fish-swim-upside-down-180967192/

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Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-13-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Smile Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

No rowow. I'm not ignoring you. Calm down. :chill:

I answered your questions in my subsequent posts directed at JFJF except this one:



Try Google scholar in your search for the above.
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Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-13-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By SpearMax
Cool Cairns Aquarium - From Rainforest To Reef in Queensland

Cairns Aquarium - From Rainforest To Reef in Queensland

11-12-17

https://travel2next.com/cairns-aquarium-from-rainforest-to-reef/

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Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-12-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By SpearMax
Re: Mysterious ‘dinosaur’ shark caught, called a ‘living fossil’ by researchers

Get the facts about that strange frilled shark caught in Portugal

| Sharks | Earth Touch News
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Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-12-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Question Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Jim, I have a few questions for you.

1.) Your post seems to associate the absence of gag groupers around here to the presence of goliath groupers. Do you think they are the cause of that decline?...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-12-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

I have attached Koenig's 2016 paper Conclusion Pages so you can see yourself what he recommended which has to do with a particular habitat. I believe it was FWC who came along and created the...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-12-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Talking Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Is this mercury consumption driven confusion? ;) :D :bolt:

I added the following quotation marks to clarify the word only modifies the prior words as follows:

I hope this approach to a future...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-12-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Jim, to help you understand better one of the core flaws in the FWC Proposed Take, here are a few of my slides from a recent presentation. First, here is the proposed FWC Harvest slot size of 47" to...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-12-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Why some sharks are like blimps, and others are like airplanes

Why some sharks are like blimps, and others are like airplanes

| Popular Science
11-9-17

https://www.popsci.com/why-some-sharks-are-like-blimps-and-others-are-like-airplanes


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Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-11-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Sorry, I addressed the portion size only. I asked your goliath total length question back in July. Here is the answer I received.

"Smaller individuals with less mercury could be fished—I agree...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-11-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By SpearMax
Arrow Mysterious ‘dinosaur’ shark caught, called a ‘living fossil’ by researchers

Mysterious ‘dinosaur’ shark caught, called a ‘living fossil’ by researchers – BGR

http://bgr.com/2017/11/10/frilled-shark-living-fossil-dinosaur-caught/

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Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-11-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Jim, since you may have a "question about the validity of their protocols and results" for the FSU Marine Lab work, I directly asked scientist Doug Adams for his 2013 paper on mercury in Goliath...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-11-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Lightbulb Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Some answers to your questions are calculable in the attachment in my post #24 above. I have snipped the relevant pages below.

Do the math yourself. I come up with about 1/3 pound per month based...
Forum: All About Video and Photo Gear 11-10-2017, 10:07 AM
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Views: 971
Posted By SpearMax
Cool Aquatic robot emulates swimming locomotion of manta rays

This looks like a promising underwater drone for video work.

Aquatic robot emulates swimming locomotion of manta rays

The Engineer
11-10-17
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Forum: General Freediving Area 11-08-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,170
Posted By SpearMax
Arrow Go Underwater With This World Record Holding Freediver

Go Underwater With This World Record Holding Freediver

Austrian free diver Herbert Nitsch, a multiple world record holder, can hold his breath for over nine minutes, allowing him to experience...
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-08-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By SpearMax
Thumbs up Divers discover 1942 shipwreck off the coast of New Hampshire

I see Spearboard member Mike Barnette on this list.

Congratulations on the find all of you! :toast:

Divers discover 1942 shipwreck off the coast of New Hampshire
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Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-08-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By SpearMax
Question Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans?

I wonder how this stuff would work for breath-hold diving.

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

Ketones as fuel for athletic...
Forum: Florida East Coast Spearfishing 11-08-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,365
Posted By SpearMax
Re: Goliath grouper workshops scheduled in Florida from July 31, 2017 to October 18,

Rowow, you forgot to answer this question in my post 24.
Forum: General Spearfishing & Diving Discussion 11-07-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By SpearMax
Arrow Why Do We Dive With Sharks, But Not Crocodiles?

Why Do We Dive With Sharks, But Not Crocodiles?

FROM THE ARTICLE

There is only one shark that doesn’t really care about humans tasting icky. That shark is our good friend the Tiger Shark. He...
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