Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Status-Trends

Status and Trends

FWRI collects catch-and-effort data and provides information to those assessing the effects that current and proposed management regulations have or might have on fish stocks, fishing practices, and fishers. Species accounts provide a summary of the biology of and fishery information for a particular species. The accounts provide life history information, statewide landings, trends in catch rates, and results of recent stock assessments.



Species Account - Finfish

Species accounts provide a summary of biology and fishery information for a particular species. The accounts provide life history information, statewide landings, trends in catch rates, and results of recent stock assessments.

Species Account - Invertebrates

Species accounts provide a summary of biology and fishery information for a particular species. The accounts provide life history information, statewide landings, trends in catch rates, and results of recent stock assessments.

Status and Trends Report

The Status and Trends Report for Florida's Inshore and Nearshore Species provides trend analyses for all species groups and individual species accounts for selected finfish and shellfish.


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The manatee is Florida’s official marine mammal. Fossils indicate they have been in Florida waters for millions of years.

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