FWC scientist recognized for contributions to bass research, conservation, management
March 23, 2015
Biologists tally a record high manatee count
March 16, 2015
FWC to meet Nov. 20-21 in Key Largo
November 13, 2014
FWC, partners unlock some mysteries behind red tide in 5-year study
November 12, 2014
Stone crab season opens Oct. 15 in state, federal waters
October 08, 2014
Red Tide Current StatusThis summary report of current red tide conditions around Florida includes a map of sampling results and regional status reports.
Stone Crab Catch DataThis summary highlights fishery-independent sampling program catch data collected at eight sampling locations.
Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement ProgramThe 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 MonitoringScientists are evaluating the health of seagrass beds in the Springs Coast region.
Evaluating Suwannee River Discharge Effects on Water Quality in Big Bend RegionScientists are developing methods to relate satellite imagery to water quality in Florida’s Big Bend region to protect seagrass habitats.
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About the ImageIn the spring, horseshoe crabs congregate along sandy beaches to spawn throughout Florida. Have you seen these creatures? You can report your sightings online.
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