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:
After reaching sexual maturity at 4-7 years, female manatees give birth to an average of one calf every 2-3 years. The calf stays with its mother for up to 2 years.

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