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    FWC research: Join us for virtual MarineQuest 2020!

    Monday, October 12, 2020 -  On Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 9 a.m. ET, tune in to the FWRI Facebook page for exclusive interviews with FWC scientists, behind the scenes footage of fieldwork and visits in the laboratories at the Research Institute.
  • Atlantic red snapper season to begin; Anglers can help FWC gather data

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 -  The two surveys will be used to track red snapper landings in-season and improve year-round estimates of recreational catch, including releases, for a variety of important reef fish stocks, including red snapper in the south Atlantic.
  • Media Statement: FWC approves new guidelines for 7 species

    Thursday, December 12, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today approved Species Conservation Measures and Permitting Guidelines for seven of the more than 50 species in Florida’s Imperiled Species Management Plan.
  • MarineQuest 2019: Celebrating science for 25 years!

    Tuesday, October 15, 2019 -  This free public event is Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg, 100 Eighth Ave. SE.
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    New manatee and sea turtle decals: coming soon to a bumper near you

    Tuesday, July 9, 2019 -  The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), is unveiling its new 2019 manatee and sea turtle decals. These high-quality stickers, featuring beautiful original artwork, are a fun way for people to support the research, rescue and management efforts that conserve these species and spread the word about the challenges they face.
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    Updated statewide abundance estimate for the Florida manatee

    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 -  Results from the 2015-2016 manatee abundance survey suggest there were between 7,520 and 10,280 manatees in Florida, totals higher than an earlier abundance estimate suggested.
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    Share input on management of the recreational spotted seatrout fishery

    Friday, December 14, 2018 -  The FWC is gathering input on management of the recreational spotted seatrout fishery. Your input will help FWC better understand the public’s satisfaction and desires related to this popular recreational fishery.
  • PHOTO RELEASE: FWC, partners discuss enhanced support for continued red tide response

    Thursday, November 1, 2018 -  FWC and Florida DEP leadership highlighted continued red tide response, including enhanced testing efforts, technology and equipment to support impacted communities, at a media availability at FWRI.
  • PHOTO RELEASE: FWC, partners discuss enhanced support for continued red tide response

    Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -  FWC and Florida Department of Environmental Protection leadership met with county partners to discuss continued red tide response, including enhanced testing efforts, technology and equipment to support impacted communities.
  • You’re invited to MarineQuest 2018!

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -  The public is invited to learn about Florida’s fish, wildlife and their habitats on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at FWRI’s headquarters in downtown St. Petersburg, 100 Eighth Ave. SE. MarineQuest is a free, family-friendly event.