Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Bass

Freshwater

There are millions of acres of lakes, rivers and canals and over 1.2 million registered fresh water anglers in the state! FWC biologists work hard to study, protect, and conserve Florida's fresh water resources.





FWC Facts:
Blue crabs have specially modified back legs, called swimmerets, which rotate at 20-40 revolutions per minute, allowing the crab to quickly swim through the water.

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