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Reeling In Trouble: Goliath Grouper Photo Lands Florida Teen In Hot Water

FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) –  An 18-year-old was placed under arrest after reeling in a goliath grouper in Key West.

On August 26th, Joshua Anyzeski caught the prohibited species, removing it from the water to take a picture.

The picture circulated on social media, which tipped off officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Anyzeski & Goliath Grouper
FWC said this is the photo of Anyzeski with the goliath grouper, which led to his arrest. (Source: FWC)

Anyzeski was arrested last Friday. His bond was set at $7,500.

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