The Science Behind the Management
Have you ever wondered about the scientific basis for rules
regarding Florida's fish and wildlife? Learn how science can form
the foundation for management decisions.
In 2001, the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) unanimously voted to prohibit divers
from feeding marine life in Florida.
Recognizing the important role that
alligator gar play in river ecosystems, the FWC has strengthened
protection for this species.