Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Non-Native

Nonnative Species

Invasive, introduced, nonnative, alien, or allochthonous species that have been caught in the state of Florida.



Nonnative Marine Life

Read information about the nonnative species found in Florida and learn how you can help FWRI monitor the health of Florida's marine organisms.

Nonnative Species Information

What Fish is This?



FWC Facts:
Pyrodinium bahamense, an HAB organism that blooms each summer in Tampa Bay and Indian River Lagoon, chemically lights up to glow in the dark. This is called bioluminescence.

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