Resources about Alligators for the Media

AlligatorAlligator management staff are under the FWC Division of Hunting and Game Management and are located in 3 offices.  Overall coordination and public hunting are administered in Tallahassee; the Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is administered in Okeechobee; and alligator farming and private lands programs are administered from Ocala.  Alligator research staff under the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute are located in Gainesville and Eustis.


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FWC Facts:
A shrimp escapes predators by quickly pulling its abdomen in toward its carapace (body). This motion shoots it through the water backward.

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