Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Horseshoe Crab Mar.2017

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Red Tide Current Status

FWC reports on the current status of Karenia brevis blooms using tables, static maps, and interactive Google Earth maps. Archived status maps can be found in our Flickr gallery.


Annual Report

Each year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. New this year, the annual report has been reformatted to its own website.


Using Acoustic Telemetry to Track Cobia Movement Patterns
Researchers track the movements of cobia (Rachycentron canadum) to determine migration patterns and the geographical location of the biological Atlantic and Gulf stock boundary.


Striped Bass Stockings in the St. Johns River
Learn about the history of striped and sunshine bass stockings in the St. Johns River.


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.



FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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