Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Invertebrates

The invertebrate collection contains over 134,000 cataloged lots of preserved specimens and tissues which document the biodiversity of Florida’s marine ecosystems.



The Invertebrate Collection

Search the catalogued invertebrate collection or contact the collection manager for loans or more information.

Censusing Florida's Gulf Biodiversity

Read an article by Robert Lasley, FWRI's former curator of collections, about biodiversity sampling in the Gulf of Mexico.



FWC Facts:
It is common for closely related species such as bluegill (bream) and redear sunfish (shellcracker) to hybridize or spawn with each other.

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