Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Partners in Manatee Health Research

Read about manatee research programs involving the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and other marine organizations and research facilities.



Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement Program

The Florida Manatee Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Reimbursement Program provides funds for permitted facilities that rescue, rehabilitate and release and monitor Florida manatees.


FWC Facts:
Freshwater catfish have many external taste buds on their barbels, so they use their sense of taste more than their sight to find prey.

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