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This Keys Treasures Blog is for Conchs and Conch Wannabees with info about the Treasures of the Florida Keys. A one stop spot for all your News, Events, Opinions, History and more great articles. And you can add your comments. Below is a list of Recent Posts, Tags and Categories.

There are also many pages of additional information about Florida Keys Fishing, Diving, Boating, Resorts, Beaches, Restaurants, Job Listings and locations through the Florida Keys.

Coming soon will be a list of other Florida Keys Blogs. Stay tuned.

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Diving Rebreathers What to Know Before You Dive

A major benefit of rebreathers is longer dives because a portion of the gas supply is reused, than when using open circuit scuba tanks. Rebreathers are great for photography because they don’t frighten fish with exhaust sounds. And, they deliver warm, moist breathing gas and a more optimum gas mixture ...
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Florida Keys Sponge – The Keys to the Keys – Video

Prior to the 1990s the Florida Keys sponge community was a lively underwater city for fish and invertebrates. Curious divers could hear the snap, crackle and pop of snapping shrimp. The noisy bottom was a sign of health for the organisms that provide nursery habitat to juvenile marine species. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4q69yln-pHA ...
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Acoustic Telemetry Monitor Goliath Grouper Fishing Impacts

Acoustic telemetry is used to measure impacts of catch-and-release fishing on goliath grouper and to determine behavior patterns of this federally protected species. Background Goliath grouper (Serranidae: Epinephelus itajara) occur in tropical and subtropical waters from the west coast of Africa to the east coast of Florida, south to Brazil, ...
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April 2017 – Snorkeling off of Key Largo – 4 Minute Video

Snorkeling off of Key Largo April 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxdRYTVCHcE 2017, Snorkeling off of Key Largo, FL ...
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Giant Tarpon vs Monster Mike – Video

Mike and Bryan spend a day in Islamorada fishing for Giant Tarpon with Capt. Drew Nobregas of Fishy Business. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BFgID_C0j0&feature=youtu.be ...
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Catch and Release Fishing – Florida Sea Grant

Why Catch and Release? By adopting just a few simple habits, recreational anglers can greatly increase the chances that the fish they catch and release will survive. Practicing catch and release helps anglers to preserve marine fisheries while enjoying their outdoor fishing experiences. Handling Fish Properly for Catch and Release ...
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Key West Duval Loop Downtown FREE Circulator Bus

The Key West Duval Loop downtown circulator bus will debut at the end of May or early June. The 16-stop free bus designed to eliminate cars and ease congestion in the heart of Key West’s entertainment district has enough drivers and is solely waiting for promotional materials, according to Sustainability ...
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Pirate Humor

Most of what we know about pirates comes from Navy records, newspaper accounts, or eyewitness statements from those whom the pirates spared. The were mostly a ruthless bunch but today we have taken a whimsical approach to their lives with some Pirate Humor. A pirate captain walks into a bar ...
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Affordable Family Friendly Florida Keys Restaurants

As you would expect Seafood Rules in the Florida Keys restaurants. But you can't eat seafood for every meal...or can you? Most serve up cuisine reflecting the tropical Caribbean flavors. Tropical fruits and veggies, fresh seafood, and tropical drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic (you must try Mrs. Mac's Key Lime Freeze) ...
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Movies Filmed in the Florida Keys – 1942 to 1979

There is a long history of filming in the Florida Keys. The unique ocean views, both above and below the water, continue to attract filmmakers. Listed below, by date, are movies filmed in the Florida Keys between 1942 to 1979, at least in part. The location information came from IMDb ...
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Movies Filmed in the Florida Keys – 1980 to 1998

There is a long history of filming in the Florida Keys. The unique ocean views, both above and below the water, continue to attract filmmakers. Listed below, by date, are movies filmed in the Florida Keys between 1980 to 1998, at least in part. The location information came from IMDb ...
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Movies Filmed in the Florida Keys – 2000 to 2017

There is a long history of filming in the Florida Keys. The unique ocean views, both above and below the water, continue to attract filmmakers. Listed below, by date, are movies filmed in the Florida Keys between 2000 to 2017, at least in part. The location information came from IMDb ...
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Florida Keys Aerial Drone View 

The Florida Keys are a coral cay archipelago located off the southern coast of Florida, forming the southernmost portion of the continental United States. They begin at the southeastern coast of the Florida peninsula, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Miami, and extend in a gentle arc south-southwest and ...
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Florida Keys Perfect for New and Experienced Divers

Snorkeling and Scuba diving unlocks a new world, one that offers amazing adventures and underwater encounters. Explore beautiful coral reefs full of candy-colored sea fans, schools of exotic fish and friendly creatures. Swim face-to-face with a sea turtle or saying hello to a stingray hiding in the sand. New and ...
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Florida Keys Saltwater Fishing Records

Florida Keys Saltwater Fishing According to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commision (FWC), Florida is recognized as the "Fishing Capital of the World" based on the number of freshwater and saltwater anglers, amount of time spent fishing, economic impact, diversity of recreational species, international fishing records set here and tourists ...
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Want to See More Florida Keys Butterflies in Your Yard

Do you love to watch wildlife in your yard, especially birds and Florida Keys Butterflies? Do you often wonder if your home’s landscape attracts them? If your landscape doesn’t have a mix of native trees and shrubs, it’s likely you’re not seeing as many varieties of Florida Keys butterflies as ...
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Historic Islamorada Houseboat Estate Sold for $3.8M

The historic houseboat estate on Upper Matecumbe Key sold recently for $3.8 million, according to Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty. Rich in history, this 5-acre property at 101 Carroll St. has entertained many dignitaries over the years, including President Harry S. Truman, President George H.W. Bush and legendary news anchor Edward ...
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My 3 Favorite Things To Do in the Upper Florida Keys

I have been in love with the Florida Keys most of my life. Having been born and raised in South Florida, the natural beauty of the area has captivated me since early childhood. The fortune of growing up in a boating family instilled me with an unending need to experience ...
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Ultimate Key West Home 3 Bedroom With Guest House $6M

This Key West home is among the most expensive homes for sale. This lush property in the historic district asking $6.25 million and comprised of four buildings totaling 3,440 square feet of living space. There’s a main house with three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a coral stone wall in the main ...
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This Keys Treasures Blog is for Conchs and Conch Wannabees with info about the Treasures of the Florida Keys. A one stop spot for all your News, Events, Opinions, History and more great articles. And you can add your comments. Below is a list of Recent Posts, Tags and Categories.

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