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MarineQuest

MarineQuest is the annual open house for the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. This fun, free event will introduce you to Florida's environment and current fish and wildlife research. Come on out and join us for MarineQuest!

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The Fish and Wildlife Research Institute is made up of many facilities throughout Florida. There are three buildings at its main location in St. Petersburg, Florida, and numerous field laboratories around the state.



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