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Research biologist to receive prestigious award

May 08, 2014 

American Fisheries Society to honor Ron Taylor as a world expert on snook. 

Wanted: North Florida anglers to collect tarpon DNA

May 01, 2014 

Data will help scientists track movements, habits, recapture rates of Atlantic tarpon. 

FWC moves forward with creation of a Gulf Reef Fish Data Reporting System

April 16, 2014 

Final public hearing to be held at June meeting in Ft. Myers. 

FWC recognizes wildlife scientist with Louise Ireland Humphrey Achievement Award

April 16, 2014 

Joan Berish has been at the forefront of work involving gopher tortoises. 

Be a citizen-scientist: Help FWC monitor horseshoe crabs spawning on beaches

March 13, 2014 

Ideal condions will exist March 16-30. 

Biologists hope for another busy sea turtle nesting season

March 03, 2014 

More sea turtles nest on Florida’s sandy beaches than on any other U.S. coastline. 

Cold weather aids 2014 manatee count

February 06, 2014 

Preliminary total: 4,831 manatees counted by 20 oberservers from 9 organizations. 

FWC, partners release dozens of sea turtles rescued from cold in NW Fla. waters

January 14, 2014 

Approximately 50 were returned to the Gulf off Cape San Blas. 

FWC busy responding to manatee deaths

January 07, 2014 

Preliminary count of documented manatee deaths was 829 for 2013. 

Green sea turtles nest at unprecedented pace in Florida this year

October 30, 2013 

More than 25,000 documented on 26 index beaches. 

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While native to South America, peacock bass have been stocked in South Florida canals and have become a very popular game fish.

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