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April General Meeting

  • April 04, 2024
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Zoom meeting

USA Dive Club members and their guests are invited to attend either an in person meeting or a virtual meeting using Zoom.

The IN PERSON MEETING will be held at our Regular location:

Aloft Hotel
202 SE 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33483

To Attend the ZOOM MEETING:

You must register in advance for this meeting. Click on the link below to register. Members bringing a guest should send the guest's name and email address to so the guest's registration will be approved. Members and guests must register using this link.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link to click when it is time to join the meeting. You must register before 5:00 PM on the day of the meeting.

Please join the meeting a little early to allow time to admit people from the waiting room before the meeting starts.

We will start the meeting with 10 minutes of social time so we can catch up with our friends. Then we will turn the meeting over to our speaker.


Goliaths and Other Groupers Species of Florida (Virtual Speaker)

Mike Sipos is a Florida Sea Grant Agent for University of Florida IFAS Extension office in Collier County and a native to Southwest Florida. Michael received his BS in Zoology and MS in Fisheries Aquatic Sciences from the University of Florida. Mike’s previous experience includes being a university fisheries biologist and working with aquaculture operations from FL to around the world. In his current position, Mike educates stakeholders to support his programmatic areas of sustainable fisheries, environmental literacy and stewardship.

Grouper have a special place in Floridian’s hearts whether they appear on a dinner plate, on the end of a fishing line or spotted while diving cruising around a reef. Come to this seminar to learn more about the diverse Serranidae fish family, characteristics genera found in Florida, the significance grouper species to our state and a special aside on the largest of the Atlantic grouper species; the Goliath. We will also discuss the Great Goliath Grouper County Citizen Science Program where volunteer divers can help natural resource managers record the presence, abundance, and size distribution of these impressive fish annually during the first two weeks of June.


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