FWC scientist recognized for contributions to bass research, conservation, management
March 23, 2015
Biologists tally a record high manatee count
March 16, 2015
FWC to meet Nov. 20-21 in Key Largo
November 13, 2014
FWC, partners unlock some mysteries behind red tide in 5-year study
November 12, 2014
Stone crab season opens Oct. 15 in state, federal waters
October 08, 2014
Capturing Catch-and-Release NumbersResearchers collect detailed information on caught-and-released reef fish and evaluate survival under various conditions.
Red Tide Current Status
This summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.
The Horseshoe Crab Fishery in FloridaIn Florida, most horseshoe crabs are collected live for use in aquaria and research.
New PublicationsThese recent publications are new to our collections.
Tropical Storm Debby Creates Surge in Florida Manatee Strandings Biologists respond to manatees trapped after heavy rainfall and flooding associated with June 2012 tropical storm.
Implementing the Dry Tortugas National Park Research Natural Area Science Plan: The 5-Year ReportThe report summarizes research findings on how fish and other natural resources respond to the protection provided by the Research Natural Area.
About the ImageThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has partnered with University of Georgia to conduct a large-scale white-tailed deer research project in South Florida. The research investigates several aspects of deer ecology in Big Cypress National Preserve and the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. To learn more about the project, please visit the South Florida Deer Research Project web page.
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