Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

American oystercatcher

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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.


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


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


New Publications
New to our collections are these recent publications.


Researcher Spotlight: Janell Brush
Janell Brush is an avian researcher currently involved with numerous research and monitoring projects involving shorebirds and seabirds.


Researchers identify need for American oystercatcher habitat restoration
Restoring oyster-reef habitat critical to conservation of this threatened shorebird species.



FWC Facts:
The Gulf sturgeon spawns 140 miles upstream from the mouth of the Suwannee River, one of the last pristine rivers with no dams to bar its path.

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