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 StatusThis summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.
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.
Springs Coast Seagrass Monitoring
Scientists are evaluating the health of seagrass beds in the Springs Coast region.
What do Florida Largemouth Bass Need to Reach Trophy Size?FWRI biologists discuss the factors that contribute to the growth of trophy-sized Florida largemouth bass.
Marine Fisheries Research: Beverly Sauls
The Fisheries-Dependent Monitoring scientist directs several projects that collect important information about Florida's recreational marine fisheries.
About the ImageEvery new moon for the past 30 years our biologists have counted the number of juvenile spiny lobsters in the Florida Keys. The team uses floating artificial habitats mimicking red algae to attract the tiny lobsters. They are as clear as water before they gain pigmentation and continue to grow. To learn more about spiny lobster research, visit our web section.
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