Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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MarineQuest is the annual open house for the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. This fun, free event will introduce you to Florida's environment and current fish and wildlife research. Come on out and join us for MarineQuest!


Join us on Saturday, October 17 for MarineQuest - our annual open house!

MarineQuest School Daze Registration

Join the waiting list for MarineQuest School Daze 2015.

MarineQuest School Daze

Enjoy a fun, free, hands-on field trip for students in grades four through eight.

MarineQuest Press Kit

MarineQuest: A Photo Set Collection on Flickr

View images from MarineQuest events.

MarineQuest Video

View our MarineQuest video on YouTube and learn more about this fun, free event.

FWC Facts:
Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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