Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Children visit a touch tank at MarineQuest

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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.


MarineQuest
Join us on Saturday, October 18 for MarineQuest, the annual open house of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.


Recent Research
Read about alligator snapping turtle research projects.


Reproduction Dynamics
By learning when and where key species spawn, researchers hope to develop species-specific reproductive studies that will help fisheries managers develop strategies that protect spawning populations.


About Florida Red Tides
Florida red tides occur almost every year in the Gulf of Mexico and can harm marine animals and humans.


Programs of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Each year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. This document is made available as a downloadable PDF.



FWC Facts:
Blue tilapia, or Nile perch, are mouth brooders, carrying fertilized eggs and fry in their mouths to protect them.

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