North Atlantic right whale


Notify the FWC about a particular issue


FWC Wildlife Alert

Report a fishing, wildlife or boating law violation to the FWC.

Alligator Nuisance Hotline

Report a complaint or concern about a nuisance alligator.

Angler Tag Return Hotline

This hotline is designed to collect data from anglers regarding tagged fish that have been captured or sighted in Florida waters.

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

The FWC asks the general public to keep an eye out for deer showing symptoms indicative of CWD and to report suspected deer to the FWC.

Fish Kill Report

You can report a fish kill, diseased fish or fish with other abnormalities directly to the FWC.

Gopher Tortoise – Injured or Dead

Please call the FWC if you happen to see an injured or dead gopher tortoise.

Horseshoe Crab Nesting Activity

Help biologists identify nesting beaches around the state by reporting observations of horseshoe crab mating activities.

Red Tide Status

Call the Red Tide Status Hotline at any time to hear a recording about red tide conditions throughout the state.

Right Whale Sightings

If you see a right whale from a boat, please report the sighting to the FWC.

Sea Turtle – Injured or Dead

Please call the FWC if you find an injured, sick or dead sea turtle.

Waterway Markers – Missing and/or Damaged

If you see a damaged FWC sign or buoy (marker) please report it.

FWC Facts:
A shrimp escapes predators by quickly pulling its abdomen in toward its carapace (body). This motion shoots it through the water backward.

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