Native to the Indo-Pacific, lionfish cause problems when introduced to areas outside their native range.
Two invasions are underway: one in the western Atlantic, and one in the Mediterranean Sea. Now scientists are applying lessons learned ... READ MORE
Above: If you've ever snorkeled or scuba dived around a reef, chances are you've heard fish making sound. Photo credit: Kieran Cox
FishSounds.net is the first online, interactive library for the sounds fish make when communicating ... READ MORE
This summer and fall, UF/IFAS scientists will collect data on water quality and seagrass in the recently created Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve, which includes waters off Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties.
These data will be available ... READ MORE
Catch and release practices can help conserve fish populations but they do not guarantee the fish will survive, as handling and air exposure can have negative health impacts and cause mortality
Scientists have developed a new fishhook ... READ MORE
Snook, a prized game fish, have been moving farther north in the Gulf of Mexico during the last few decades as hard freezes become less frequent
Researchers have tagged 20 snook to track their movements during the winter when the fish ... READ MORE
Welcome to our Summer Blog Series, SFRC Serves. On Tuesdays and Thursdays we are sharing stories of how our students and alumni give back to their communities.
Marine Sciences Major, '20
Juliana is ... READ MORE
The Nature Coast Biological Station brochure had not been updated in a few years. The client requested a fresh, new look to more accurately reflect what they do now and where they are heading in the future. This was a bit of a challenge because ... READ MORE
The Oyster Reef display panels were created to be showcased at the recent UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station Open House. Dr. Peter Frederick worked with the UF/IFAS Communications graphics staff to create 4 - 30" x 58" posters. The intent ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Santa Fe College have teamed up to manage the Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory, an off-shore facility in the Cedar Keys National ... READ MORE