Find Out What's Swimming in the City's Waters During The Great Fish Count

The Great Fish Count is an annual event thrown by the World Science Festival in which you can learn all about New York City's waterways and how they are full of life.

Pull on a pair of waders, cast a net, and find marine life in New York’s waterways. Maybe you’ll be the first to find a seahorse or the long-sought 222nd species in the Hudson River. From the piers along the West Side Highway to the tips of Jamaica Bay and the East River, NYC’s rivers, bays, and estuaries are teeming with life. Drop by one of many sites throughout and beyond the city to join top ecologists and biologists to catch, count, identify, and release the animals you discover in our swarming waters.

There are 13 different locations to check it out across all 5 boroughs and best of all, it's completely free. Check out the event page for more information.

Submitted via Viewing NYC Tips

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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