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Welcome to MarineQuest, the annual open house of the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. For over 25 years, MarineQuest has welcomed thousands of people through our doors to learn more about Florida’s fish, wildlife, and their habitats, and the cutting-edge research that Institute scientists are leading all around the state. MarineQuest is our chance to share our research with you – our passion, focus, and dedication to our mission to conduct collaborative research and monitoring to provide timely information and guidance to protect, conserve, and manage Florida’s fish and wildlife resources.

We are happy to announce that our next MarineQuest event will be held in-person on Saturday, February 18, 2023. MarineQuest School Daze 2023 will be held on Thursday, February 16 and Friday, February 17. Additional information will be provided soon. In the meantime, we invite you to enjoy content from our 2020 and 2021 MarineQuest events, which were held virtually.