Fish and Wildlife Research Institute


Degradable Slat

A degradable slat is required in all traps - if a trap is lost in the water, the slat will eventually rot, and crabs can escape.

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Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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