Biologists study freshwater communities to answer important questions about the species that inhabit Florida’s lakes, rivers and canals.
Biologists are studying how freshwater fish community dynamics may be affected by varying water flows and levels.
Learn how biologists conduct freshwater surveys and use these data for ongoing studies and long-term monitoring of freshwater communities.
North America has the greatest diversity of freshwater mussels in the world, and many of these species are highly imperiled. Biologists work to learn more about Florida’s freshwater mussels and clams.