Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Projects

Freshwater Fish Projects

FWC biologists conduct studies on a variety of fish species and systems. This set of articles focuses on many of the side projects currently being conducted in Florida's fresh waters.



Freshwater Commercial Fisheries

FWC monitors species that are commercially harvested from inland waters of the state, including catfish, tilapia, and American eel.

Miscellaneous Freshwater Fishes

This section includes information about other fishes that are generally not categorized as a sport or commercial species.



FWC Facts:
In order to stick to plants, larval spotted gar have suction snouts that later become the long, teeth-filled snout.

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