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Capturing Catch-and-Release Numbers
Researchers collect detailed information on caught-and-released reef fish and evaluate survival under various conditions.


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


Springs Coast Seagrass Monitoring

Scientists are evaluating the health of seagrass beds in the Springs Coast region.


What do Florida Largemouth Bass Need to Reach Trophy Size?
FWRI biologists discuss the factors that contribute to the growth of trophy-sized Florida largemouth bass.


Marine Fisheries Research: Beverly Sauls

The Fisheries-Dependent Monitoring scientist directs several projects that collect important information about Florida's recreational marine fisheries.


New Publications
These recent publications are new to our collections.



FWC Facts:
There are 10 to 100 times more animals in seagrass beds than in adjacent sandy areas.

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