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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.


Black Bear Research
Read summaries from the Florida black bear abundance study.


Selected Sawfish References

A list of publications on sawfish research.


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


Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement Program
The Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement Program provides funds for permitted facilities that rescue, rehabilitate and release and monitor Florida manatees.


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



FWC Facts:
Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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