Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Freshwater

There are millions of acres of lakes, rivers and canals and over 1.2 million registered fresh water anglers in the state! FWC biologists work hard to study, protect, and conserve Florida's fresh water resources.





FWC Facts:
Shrimping is done at night because at least two of the principal shrimp species harvested in Florida, the pink shrimp and the brown shrimp, are nocturnal.

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