Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Finfish Stock Assessments

Stock Assessment reports provide updated life histories, biology and fishery information for a particular species, as well as commercial landings, recreational catch, and additional statistical information.



2015 Sheepshead Stock Assessment

The complete 2015 Sheepshead Stock Assessment

2015 Common Snook Stock Assessment

Read the most current stock assessment for common snook in Florida.

2015 Red Drum Stock Assessment

Read the most current stock assessment for red drum in Florida, published August 2015.

2014 Stock Assessment of Striped Mullet

Read the most current stock assessment for striped mullet in Florida, published December 2014.

2013 Stock Assessment Update of Common Snook

Read the most current stock assessment for common snook in Florida, published June 5, 2013.

2011 Sheepshead Stock Assessment

This assessment is the third reliable analysis of the effect of 1995 and 1996 management actions on the status of sheepshead in Florida (through 2009).

2010 Spotted Seatrout Stock Assessment

This article provides an assessment of the status of spotted seatrout in Florida waters through 2009.



FWC Facts:
Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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