Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Projects

Freshwater Projects

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



Water Quality and Contaminants

FWRI staff monitor changes in water quality and levels of contaminants, including mercury in fish, in Florida's fresh waters.



FWC Facts:
Blue crabs have specially modified back legs, called swimmerets, which rotate at 20-40 revolutions per minute, allowing the crab to quickly swim through the water.

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