Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Research Videos

Watch our FWC biologists at work with videos of their latest projects. 

Nancy Foster Research Expedition

Biologists with the FWC, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, NOAA's Beaufort Lab and Florida Atlantic University embarked on a two-week research mission aboard NOAA Ship Nancy Foster. During this mission, the team studied marine fish and their habitats in the waters off the Florida Keys. 

Surveying Juvenile Fish Populations in the Florida Keys

Our researchers in the Florida Keys use several methods to conduct surveys on fish populations. One method is seining, which focuses on the juvenile stage of these fishes lives.

FWC Facts:
The star coral may live for several centuries and grow to the size of an automobile. Its growth rate ranges from about 1/4 inch to 3/4 inch of yearly outward expansion.

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