KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - A student in the Florida Keys was arrested after he allegedly took an endangered species of fish.

Joshua David Anyzeski, 18, caught a Goliath grouper while fishing, which is against the law.

The 18 year-old admitted to messing with the fish, but said he did not kill it and eventually released it.

The teen was arrested and charged with taking a threatened endangered species.

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