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Marine

Data and maps are available for download from this site. Data from the Marine Resources GIS database are available in shapefile format.



Marine Resource GIS (MRGIS) - Downloads

Data and maps are available for download from this site. Data from the Marine Resources GIS database are available in shapefile format.

Marine GIS Data CD

Every year, FWRI compiles a collection of marine GIS data layers in file geodatabase (version 9.3) format. This is available on the Marine Resources GIS data CD.

Marine Resource Aerial Imagery Database

The FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute is exploring the use of satellite imagery and computer software as a time- and cost-saving alternative to manual seagrass mapping.

The 3-D Bathymetric Model of Boca Grande Pass

In 2003, FWRI created a detailed model of Boca Grande Pass. Users can view a map of the pass in 2-D and 3-D. FWRI also produced a movie that allows viewers to "fly" around the pass and a 3-D model that allows users to interact with the model.



FWC Facts:
Smalltooth sawfish double their length from 2.5 feet at birth to 5 feet by the end of their first year in Florida’s estuarine nurseries.

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