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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.


Submit a Fish Kill Report

Submit a report of a fish kill online, or call the Fish Kill Hotline: 800-636-0511.


Red Tide-Related Hotlines and Information Sources

Report a fish kill or other wildlife effects, consult health authorities about human exposure, or locate other resources.


Bay Scallop Season and Abundance Survey

To assess the status and long-term trends of bay scallops in Florida waters, FWRI scientists conduct adult population surveys along the state's west coast.


Stone Crab Catch Data

This summary highlights fishery-independent sampling program catch data collected at eight sampling locations.


Selected Sawfish References

A list of publications on sawfish research.



FWC Facts:
Some biologists feel that mullet jump because they are trying to remove parasites. Others believe it may be part of schooling behavior in mullet.

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