Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Researchers hold a large alligator gar

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Red Tide Current Status
This summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.


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


Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement Program
The Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement Program provides funds for permitted facilities that rescue, rehabilitate and release and monitor Florida manatees.


Springs Coast Seagrass Monitoring
Scientists are evaluating the health of seagrass beds in the Springs Coast region.


Evaluating Suwannee River Discharge Effects on Water Quality in Big Bend Region
Scientists are developing methods to relate satellite imagery to water quality in Florida’s Big Bend region to protect seagrass habitats.


New Publications

These recent publications are new to our collections.



FWC Facts:
The star coral may live for several centuries and grow to the size of an automobile. Its growth rate ranges from about 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch of yearly outward expansion.

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