Category: Recreation

Vibrio in Florida – Know the Facts!

Authors: Holly Abeels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; Gabby Barbarite, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, FL Atlantic University; Betty Staugler, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension; L Scott Jackson, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Extension Recent news headlines report another emergence… Read More

Follow the Big Bend Shellfish Trail

Big Bend Shellfish Trail signs in Steinhatchee

  Shellfish in Florida’s Big Bend Shellfish harvest and consumption in Florida is an important facet of the maritime heritage of many coastal towns. The Florida Big Bend has several towns that still harbor local shellfish fisheries. These… Read More

Taylor County Scalloping – 2017 Season

Preliminary results of the 2017 scalloping season monitoring in Taylor County waters, Florida, USA. Scalloping in the Nature Coast and Big Bend seagrass beds regions of the GOM in Florida has historically been a very important recreational and… Read More