Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Red Tide Current Status

FWC reports on the current status of Karenia brevis blooms using tables, static maps, and interactive Google Earth maps. Archived status maps can be found in our Flickr gallery.


Annual Report

Each year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. New this year, the annual report has been reformatted to its own website.


Using Acoustic Telemetry to Track Cobia Movement Patterns
Researchers track the movements of cobia (Rachycentron canadum) to determine migration patterns and the geographical location of the biological Atlantic and Gulf stock boundary.


Striped Bass Stockings in the St. Johns River
Learn about the history of striped and sunshine bass stockings in the St. Johns River.


Help Document Horseshoe Crab Nesting Beaches

The Fish and Wildlife Research Institute is asking the public to report observations of horseshoe crab mating activities in order to help biologists identify nesting beaches around the state.


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.



FWC Facts:
Hard corals are corals with 6 tentacles or multiples of 6 (e.g., 6, 12, 18, 24). Octocorals have 8 tentacles.

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