This section contains selected seagrass-related documents that are
available for download.
This report describes the status and trends of seagrass communities in estuaries and nearshore waters of Florida.
This document provides an up-to-date synthesis of research involving the ecology, biology, and management of gulf coast seagrasses.
This non-technical planning document is intended to provide a
conceptual framework for the development of a coordinated,
statewide seagrass management initiative, while recognizing,
supporting, and building on the accomplishments of local
This toolkit is written for resource managers, other professionals
directly involved in seagrass management, and for decision-makers
and citizens who have an interest in the subject.
Propeller scarring has become one of the fastest growing types of marine habitat degradation caused by motor boats traveling in waters shallower than the draft of the vessel. To document the extent of the problem, a statewide assessment was completed.
This report, covering the seagrass community of the Florida Gulf of
Mexico coastline from south of Tampa Bay to Pensacola, was
published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1989.
Proceedings from the August 12, 1985 Symposium on Subtropical-Tropical Seagrasses of the Southeastern United States held in Gainseville, Florida.
This report, covering the seagrass community of south Florida from
Biscayne Bay on the east to Tampa Bay on the west, was published by
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1982.