Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Wildlife

Wildlife

Florida is home to many unique species of wildlife. Researchers throughout the state work to collect and provide information that will help the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission protect, conserve, and manage the state's wildlife resources.





FWC Facts:
Freshwater fish have a series of sensory pores called the lateral line that detect movement and vibration in the water, which helps with predatory and schooling behavior.

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