The Wildlife Forecast, by Patricia Behnke

Patricia BehnkeThis column explores the challenges facing wildlife and their managers in a changing climate. Ms. Behnke interviews the experts and presents the information in easy-to-understand terms.

Each column also reports on what the FWC and its partners - both state and federal - are doing and suggests actions we can take as individual citizens to ensure a less stormy future for Florida's unique and precious wildlife.

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FWC Facts:
Scientists can determine the age of a fish by counting growth rings, similar to growth rings of a tree, on otoliths, the “inner ear bones” of fish.

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