Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

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Feral Swine



Pseudorabies

Pseudorabies is a contagious infectious disease of swine caused by pseudorabies virus (PRV), a herpesvirus. Feral hogs are the main reservoir of PRV in the United States.

Swine Brucellosis

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is encouraging hunters to take precautions when dressing and handling harvested wild hogs.



FWC Facts:
American shad are anadromous, which means they live in salt water but spawn in fresh water.

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