Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Seagrass Projects

To successfully protect Florida's seagrasses, FWRI staff members work on many different types of aquatic vegetation-related projects. Some of FWRI's current biological research, monitoring, and mapping projects are described in this section.



Active Projects

Learn more about current, ongoing research on seagrass habitat in Florida.

Completed Projects

Learn about past, completed research on Florida's seagrass habitats, including restoration and monitoring methods.


FWC Facts:
Otoliths, commonly known as "ear stones," are hard, bone-like structures located directly behind the brain of bony fishes. These structures aid fish in balance and hearing.

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