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:
Although the Florida red tide is a naturally occurring phenomenon, agricultural and urban runoff can prolong red tide blooms inshore.

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