Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


HAB Research

The HAB group uses lab and field studies to understand the drivers of blooms and generate information to inform management of natural resources in Florida waters.

Current Research

Ongoing experiments and studies by HAB researchers provide crucial data to better manage the natural resources in Florida waters.

Scientific Products

View and download our scientists’ publications on harmful algae in books, journals, and conference proceedings.

FWC Facts:
The bowfin, or mudfish, is a ‘living fossil’ and is the only freshwater fish with a gular bone, a bony plate on the exterior of the lower jaw between the two jawbones.

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