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Report fish kills, wildlife emergencies, sightings, etc.

Aquatic Species

Alligators ­– Nuisance: Call 866-FWC-GATOR (866-392-4286). Learn more about Nuisance Alligators.

Coral Reefs in SE Florida: Use this site to report marine debris and coral bleaching/disease in Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Dade Counties.

Fish Kills: Report saltwater or freshwater fish kills online or call 800-636-0511. Learn more about Fish Kills.

Manatees: Report sick, injured or dead manatees by calling 888-404-FWCC (888-404-3922). Get information on how to report injured or dead manatees.

Oil, Fuel or Hazardous Material Spills in Florida Waters: Call 800-320-0519.

Red Tide Status Information:View status of red tide events online, or call for red tide status from within Florida 866-300-9399, from outside of Florida 727-552-2448.

Right Whale Sightings: Please report all right whale sightings to 1-877-WHALE-HELP (1-877-942-5343). Learn more about right whales.

Sea Turtles: Get information on how to report injured or dead marine turtles.

Smalltooth Sawfish: Get information on smalltooth sawfish and how to report a sighting.

Tagged Fish: Report tagged saltwater or freshwater fish you have caught online or call 800-367-4461. Learn more about Angler Tag Returns.

Waterway Markers: Report missing, damaged or found waterway markers by calling 866-405-BUOY (866-405-2869). Learn more about Missing, Damaged or Found Markers.

Land Species

Bat Mortality Monitoring: Report sick, unusually behaving or dead bats online or call 888-404-FWCC [3922].

Chronic Wasting Disease:Report the location of sickly, extremely skinny deer to the CWD hotline, toll free (866) 293-9282.

Injured, Orphaned or Nuisance Wildlife: Get information on how to report injured, orphaned or nuisance wildlife.

Pythons: Report Burmese Python sightings.

Wild Bird Die Offs: Report wild bird die offs online. Learn more about Bird Flu (Avian Influenza).

Whooping Crane Sightings: Report whooping crane sightings

Be A Citizen Scientist

You can be a citizen scientist and help the FWC's conservation efforts by volunteering, interning, or simply sharing your observations by reporting sightings, participating in surveys, or using our hotlines.