Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Projects

Freshwater Fish Projects

FWC biologists conduct studies on a variety of fish species and systems. This set of articles focuses on many of the side projects currently being conducted in Florida's fresh waters.



Freshwater Commercial Fisheries

FWC monitors species that are commercially harvested from inland waters of the state, including catfish, tilapia, and American eel.

Miscellaneous Freshwater Fishes

This section includes information about other fishes that are generally not categorized as a sport or commercial species.



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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