Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Water Quality and Contaminants

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



Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Florida Freshwater Bodies

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Mercury Testing

Since 1983, the FWC has actively investigated the occurrence of mercury in Florida's freshwater and marine environments.


FWC Facts:
Smalltooth sawfish have been reliably measured at 18 feet, but they may grow to over 20 feet long.

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