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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.


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


Programs of the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Each year, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute produces a summary of its programs. View the 2014-2015 Programs Document online or as a PDF.


New Publications

These recent publications are new to our collections.


Selected Sawfish References

A list of publications on sawfish research.


Recent Research
Read about alligator snapping turtle research projects.



FWC Facts:
Otoliths, commonly known as "ear stones," are hard, bone-like structures located directly behind the brain of bony fishes. These structures aid fish in balance and hearing.

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