Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Outreach and Education

Learn about education programs, internships and volunteer opportunities at the Stock Enhancement Research Facility.

Aquaculture in the Classroom

This classroom program teaches students about stock enhancement and its role in supporting Florida’s marine fisheries.

One Millionth Marsh Grass Plant Donated for Coastal Restoration

Marsh grass planting at Apollo Beach marks significant Tampa Bay habitat-restoration milestone.

One Millionth Redfish Release with Former Governor Bush

The Stock Enhancement Research Facility celebrated its "One Millionth Redfish" with former governor, Jeb Bush.

Stock Enhancement Research Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to help with outreach and education events at the Stock Enhancement Research Facility, located at Port Manatee.

Stock Enhancement Research Internship

Interns interested in marine aquaculture assist hatchery biologists with the propagation and rearing of red drum, spotted seatrout, zooplankton, and phytoplankton.

Guess the Reds

Three winners were chosen from the contest at MarineQuest 2015.

FWC Facts:
Gulf sturgeon are considered anadromous, from the Greek, meaning fishes that travel back and forth between fresh and salt water.

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