2009 Research Spotlight Archive

Read past Research Spotlight articles released during 2009.
All files are in PDF format.
A goliath grouper is filmed underwater

Protecting Florida's Gentle Giant
January/February 2009

(PDF file-226 KB)

Biologists Track Mottled Ducks in South Florida
March/April 2009
(PDF file-200 KB)

Nature's Resilience
May/June 2009
(PDF file-179 KB)

Fighting Against the Odds
July/August 2009
(PDF file-541 KB)

Diving into Goliath Grouper Research
September/October 2009
(PDF file-173 KB)

Specimen Information Services: The Importance of Natural History Collections
November/December 2009
(PDF file-325 KB)



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