Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Shrimp

Shrimp

Scientists in the Crustacean Fisheries program are determining the effectiveness of bycatch-reduction devices in shrimp trawls and are using genetic techniques to determine the stock structure of wild shrimp stocks in Florida.



Shrimp Research at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Learn about FWRI's past shrimp research.

Penaeid Shrimp Species Account

A species account for shrimp (Penaeids) in Florida.

Rock Shrimp Species Accounts

A species account for rock shrimp (Sicyonia brevirostris) in Florida.

Shrimp FAQ

Do you have questions about shrimp? Read the shrimp FAQ for answers.

Shrimp Disease

Reports of discolored and diseased shrimp in the northern Indian River Lagoon pointed researchers to the source of infection.

Glossary of Crustacean Terms

Check the crustacean glossary for definitions of terms.


FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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