The Fish and Wildlife Health Group at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg has established a toll-free, statewide, fish kill hotline.

The Fish and Wildlife Health Group at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) in St. Petersburg, has established a toll-free, statewide, fish kill hotline. The hotline allows the public to report directly to researchers the locations of fish kills and diseased or abnormal fish. Callers should leave a brief message about the event they are reporting, a mailing address, and a telephone number so Fish and Wildlife Health staff can call back if they need more information is needed.

For more information contact:

Fish and Wildlife Health Group
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
(727) 896-8626
Fish Kill Hotline 1-800-636-0511
How to Report a Fish Kill
Reported Fish Kills
Submit a New Fish Kill Report



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