Presentation schedule for MarineQuest 2017.

MarineQuest 2017 will include several presentations throughout the day. Join our scientists and agency biologists to learn more about Florida fish and wildlife. All presentations will be held in the Karen A. Steidinger Auditorium.


Presentation Schedule:

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Like exotic reptiles? Volunteer with the Nonnative Wildlife Responder Network
Speaker: Jenny Novak

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Coyotes in Florida
Speaker: Angeline Scotten

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Trophy Catch Research
Speaker: Andrew Dutterer

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.              
Up a creek with a paddle: Hurricane-related manatee rescues
Speaker: Brandon Bassett

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Current Coral Disease Research in Florida
Speaker: Rob Ruzicka

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. 
Sharks and Rays: Is it SAFE to go into the water?
Speaker: Brent Winner

FWC Facts:
Red tides have been documented along Florida's Gulf coast since the 1840s and likely occurred earlier. Fish kills around Tampa Bay were mentioned in the logs of Spanish explorers.

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