Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Labs and People

The HAB group consists of more than 25 researchers and staff from varied backgrounds, each focusing on different areas of interest. Many staff members function across different labs to monitor Florida marine and estuarine waters.



About

Several distinct groups contribute to monitoring and research of Florida harmful algal blooms. Many team members work in multiple groups and labs.

Current Staff

The HAB group consists of more than 20 researchers, each with varied experience, education and a multitude of interests.


FWC Facts:
Seagrasses occupy only 0.1 percent of the sea floor, yet are responsible for 12 percent of the organic carbon buried in the ocean, which helps reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide.

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