Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Freshwater

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:
Florida panthers eat deer, not people. Panthers are shy and avoid people. No panther has ever attacked a person.

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