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Resources

Browse publications pertaining to Florida’s molluscan species, learn a new word from the mollusc glossary or check out the latest species account data.



Publications

Glossary

What is a trochophore? Look here to find a definition for this and other terms associated with molluscs.

Invertebrate Species Accounts

Species accounts provide a summary of biology and fishery information. The accounts provide life history information, statewide landings, trends in catch rates, and results of recent stock assessments.

Invertebrate Stock Assessments

Stock assessment reports provide updated life histories, biology and fishery information for a particular species, as well as commercial landings, recreational catch, and additional statistical information.


FWC Facts:
Scientists can determine the age of a fish by counting growth rings, similar to growth rings of a tree, on otoliths, the “inner ear bones” of fish.

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