Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Outreach and Education

Learn about education programs, internships and volunteer opportunities at the Stock Enhancement Research Facility.



Aquaculture in the Classroom

This classroom program teaches students about stock enhancement and its role in supporting Florida’s marine fisheries.

One Millionth Marsh Grass Plant Donated for Coastal Restoration

Marsh grass planting at Apollo Beach marks significant Tampa Bay habitat-restoration milestone.

One Millionth Redfish Release with Former Governor Bush

The Stock Enhancement Research Facility celebrated its "One Millionth Redfish" with former governor, Jeb Bush.

Stock Enhancement Research Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to help with outreach and education events at the Stock Enhancement Research Facility, located at Port Manatee.

Stock Enhancement Research Internship

Interns interested in marine aquaculture assist hatchery biologists with the propagation and rearing of red drum, spotted seatrout, zooplankton, and phytoplankton.



FWC Facts:
After reaching sexual maturity at 4-7 years, female manatees give birth to an average of one calf every 2-3 years. The calf stays with its mother for up to 2 years.

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