Green sea turtles nest at unprecedented pace in Florida this year
October 30, 2013
Have an encounter with Florida fish, wildlife at MarineQuest 2013
October 11, 2013
Recreational bay scallop season closes Sept. 25
September 18, 2013
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute to host 19th annual MarineQuest open house
Limited harvest starts Sept. 1 for snook, a premier Florida fish
August 27, 2013
Red Tide Current Status
This summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.
About Florida Red TidesFlorida red tides occur almost every year in the Gulf of Mexico and can harm marine animals and humans.
Harmful Algal Bloom Marine Observation Network (HABMON)Scientists use automatic sensors on portable platforms to study how harmful algal blooms develop in Florida's coastal waters.
Sampling Freshwater Fish Communities with Gill NetsBiologists use gill nets to monitor offshore fish communities in Florida’s lakes.
Sampling Shallow-Water Fish Communities with Fyke NetsBiologist use fyke nets to monitor shallow-water fish communities in Florida’s lakes.
What do Florida Largemouth Bass Need to Reach Trophy Size?
Biologists discuss what factors contribute to the growth of trophy-sized Florida largemouth bass.
About the ImageEvery winter, endangered North Atlantic right whales migrate to the coastal waters off Florida and Georgia, their only known calving area. Learn more about this species.
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