Other Fish Information
Find information on other species of fish. Read fisheries FAQs.
Learn about catch-and-release fishing or the difference between
circle and "J" hooks.
Histology is one way scientists at the Fish and Wildlife Research (FWRI) learn how fish function. This article describes the work done by the FWRI histology and finfish biology departments including techniques, methods and illustrative examples.
This publication focuses on the six most important commercial
species of baitfish in Florida: Spanish sardines, Atlantic thread
herring, Gulf menhaden, round scad, bigeye scan, and ballyhoo.
This summary life history of Bonefish (Albula vulpes
includes information about age and growth, distribution and
migration, and feeding habits.
The results of a bibliographic search comparing the effects of
circle and "J" hooks provide information about the advantages and
disadvantages of using each type of hook.
Do you have general fisheries questions? Read the fisheries FAQ for answers.
FWC maintains a Web site that contains information about management
of Florida's popular saltwater fisheries.
Are sea lampreys hitchhiking to Florida?
Public users can now access Atlantic coastal fisheries data used by resource managers.
Read articles published by the marine fisheries reproductive dynamics group since 2003.
In 2001, the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) unanimously voted to prohibit divers
from feeding marine life in Florida.