Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Right whales, mother and calf pair


Annual Report
Each year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. Read the 2015-2016 Programs Document online or download it as a PDF.

Red Tide Current Status

FWC reports on the current status of Karenia brevis blooms using tables, static maps, and interactive Google Earth maps. Archived status maps can be found in our Flickr gallery.

New Publications
These recent publications are new to our collections.

Censusing Florida's Gulf Biodiversity
Read an article by Robert Lasley, FWRI's curator of collections. Lasley oversees a vast reference collection of preserved biological specimens and associated ecological databases.

Information Science and Management: Erin Leone
Erin is a biostatistician with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute where she applies statistics to a wide variety of biological conservation and management projects.

Stone Crab Catch Data
This summary highlights fishery-independent sampling program catch data collected at eight sampling locations.

FWC Facts:
Some biologists feel that mullet jump because they are trying to remove parasites. Others believe it may be part of schooling behavior in mullet.

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