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Red Tide Current Status
This summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.


New Publications

These recent publications are new to our collections.


Stone Crab Catch Data
This summary highlights fishery-independent sampling program catch data collected at eight sampling locations.


Snook Anglers Asked to Help with Research
Scientists with the FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute collect valuable biological data from anglers for studies of the common snook, Centropomus undecimalis.


Horseshoe Crab Spawning Beach Survey Results
Thousands of reports from the public provide information about horseshoe crab mating activities on Florida beaches.


Programs of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Each year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. View the 2014-2015 Programs Document online or as a PDF.



FWC Facts:
Blue-green algae are among the oldest organisms found on Earth. Their fossils date back 3.5 billion years.

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