Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Manatee calf swims with mother

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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.


New Publications

These recent publications are new to our collections.


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.


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.



FWC Facts:
Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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