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Fish and Wildlife Research Institute to host 19th annual MarineQuest open house

September 18, 2013 

Saturday, Oct. 19 in St. Petersburg. 

Limited harvest starts Sept. 1 for snook, a premier Florida fish

August 27, 2013 

Unique to the region, snook are one of the many reasons Florida is the Fishing Capital of the World. 

Florida east coast anglers can help FWC collect red snapper data

August 16, 2013 

Recreational season in south Atlantic federal waters is Aug. 23-25. 

FWC asks public to report sightings of rare snakes

August 14, 2013 

Citizens can help with research by reporting sightings online. 

FWC asks public to report mink sightings

July 15, 2013 

These mammals live near salt marsh habitat. 

FWC, partners release 7 rehabilitated manatees rescued during recent red tide

July 09, 2013 

So far, 9 of 15 surviving manatees have been released. 

Released female panther gives birth

June 26, 2013 

Birth represents conservation cycle success 

First rehabilitated manatees rescued from recent red tide are released

June 13, 2013 

16 had been rescued during September-April red tide bloom. 

Fishing association honors 2 FWC employees

June 12, 2013 

Biologist Wes Porak, Officer Bryce Phillippi recognized by Florida Guides Association. 

1 millionth plug of marsh grass planted for habitat restoration

June 11, 2013 

Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach is site of new donor marsh. 

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