The FWRI Technical Reports series is produced in-house by the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.

The Fish and Wildlife Research Institute's Technical Reports series contains information relevant to immediate resource-management needs.

The following Technical Reports are currently available from the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-1
Title: Scarring of Florida's Seagrasses: Assessment and Management Options

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-2
Title: Understanding, Assessing, and Resolving Light-Pollution Problems on Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-2 (Spanish Version)
Title: Entendiendo, evaluando y solucionando los problemas de contaminación de luz en playas de anidamiento de tortugas marinas Adobe PDF (2.84 MB)

TECHNICAL REPORT TR-3
Title: Checklists of Selected Shallow-Water Marine Invertebrates of Florida

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-4
Title: Benthic habitats of the Florida Keys

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-5
Title: Florida's Shad and River Herrings (Alosa species): A Review of Population and Fishery Characteristics

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-6
Title: Mercury Levels in Marine and Estuarine Fishes of Florida

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-7
Title: Movements of Radio-Tagged Manatees in Tampa Bay and Along Florida's West Coast 1991-1996

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-8
Title: State of Florida Conservation Plan for Gulf Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi)

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-9
Title: Mercury levels in marine and estuarine fishes of Florida 1989-2001

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-10
Title: A regional assessment of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and the Caloosahatchee River, Florida

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-11
Title: Florida Bay Science Program: a Synthesis of Research on Florida Bay

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-12
Title: A review of the biology and management of horseshoe crabs, with emphasis on Florida populations

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-13
Title: Use of least-cost pathways to identify key road segments for Florida panther conservation

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-14
Title: Resource guide for public health response to harmful algal blooms in Florida

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-15
Title: Wildlife habitat conservation needs in Florida: Updated recommendations for strategic habitat conservation areas

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-16
Title: Nekton response to discharged PO4 process H2O

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-17
Title: Seagrass Integrated Mapping and Monitoring Program Mapping and Monitoring Report No. 1

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-18
Title: Stock boundaries for spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) in Florida based on population genetic structure

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TECHNICAL REPORT TR-19
Title: Aerial surveys of manatee distribution in Florida, 1984–2004

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Sunshine bass are bred at FWC hatcheries by crossing white bass with striped bass. Approximately 1 million sunshine bass are stocked in Florida each year.

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