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Capturing Catch-and-Release Numbers
Researchers collect detailed information on caught-and-released reef fish and evaluate survival under various conditions.


Red Tide Current Status
This summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.


Implementing the Dry Tortugas National Park Research Natural Area Science Plan: The 5-Year Report
The report summarizes research findings on how fish and other natural resources respond to the protection provided by the Research Natural Area.


Springs Coast Seagrass Monitoring

Scientists are evaluating the health of seagrass beds in the Springs Coast region.


What do Florida Largemouth Bass Need to Reach Trophy Size?
FWRI biologists discuss the factors that contribute to the growth of trophy-sized Florida largemouth bass.


Marine Fisheries Research: Beverly Sauls

The Fisheries-Dependent Monitoring scientist directs several projects that collect important information about Florida's recreational marine fisheries.



FWC Facts:
Whooping cranes mate for life, but they will take a new mate after the loss of the original. The pair will return to use and defend the same nesting and wintering territory year after year.

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