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Freshwater Projects

FWC biologists conduct studies on a variety of fish species and systems. This set of articles focuses on many of the projects currently conducted in Florida's fresh waters.

Water Quality and Contaminants
FWRI staff monitor changes in water quality and levels of contaminants, including mercury in fish, in Florida's fresh waters.

Human Dimensions
FWRI staff use social science to enhance management of freshwater resources.

Long-term Monitoring
Learn how biologists conduct freshwater surveys and use these data for ongoing studies and long-term monitoring of freshwater communities.

Minimum Flows and Levels
Biologists are studying how freshwater fish community dynamics may be affected by varying water flows and levels.