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Red tide causes large fish kill in northeast Gulf of Mexico

July 25, 2014 

Naturally occurring red tide events have been documented since the 1700s. 

New tactics to monitor harmful algal blooms in Indian River Lagoon

July 25, 2014 

New system analyzes water quality while research vessel is in motion, instead of taking sample back to lab. 

Panther biologists, officer honored by Florida Wildlife Federation

July 15, 2014 

Mark Lotz, Marc Criffield, Dave Onorato and Officer Lee Lawshe honored. 

East coast anglers encouraged to help FWC collect red snapper data

July 07, 2014 

Last year researchers collected 1,701 samples from red snapper harvested during the 3-day recreational season. 

Bay scallop season starts June 28

June 23, 2014 

Start is 3 days earlier than originally slated. 

Spirit of Tarpon Challenge announces 2013 winners, shifts focus to northern waters in 2014

June 18, 2014 

Volunteer anglers have submitted nearly 20,000 tarpon DNA samples to date. 

Help the FWC locate rare upland birds

June 11, 2014 

Southeastern American kestrel, burrowing owl, painted bunting often overlooked by traditional monitoring programs. 

Sea turtle organization honors FWC biologist

May 22, 2014 

Anne Meylan given Lifetime Achievement Award from International Sea Turtle Society. 

Research biologist to receive prestigious award

May 08, 2014 

American Fisheries Society to honor Ron Taylor as a world expert on snook. 

Wanted: North Florida anglers to collect tarpon DNA

May 01, 2014 

Data will help scientists track movements, habits, recapture rates of Atlantic tarpon. 

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