Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Affiliates

FWC’s freshwater fisheries researchers often partner with outside organizations, taking advantage of other scientific resources to aid in the conservation of Florida’s freshwater systems. Here you can find information and newsletters devoted to these organizations.



Florida LAKEWATCH

Coordinated through the University of Florida since 1986, Florida LAKEWATCH is a lake monitoring program that promotes hands-on volunteer participation in the monthly monitoring of Florida lakes, rivers and coastal waterways.

LAKEWATCH Newsletter

This newsletter, posted four times per year, is a great resource for all things LAKEWATCH and often features articles from FWC’s freshwater fisheries researchers.


FWC Facts:
Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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