Written by Jordan Bajema, Ph.D. Student, School of Natural Resources and Environment. Advisor: Will Patterson.
Anglers along the Nature Coast may have noticed a new species in town the last few years, the Common Snook. This iconic Florida ... READ MORE
Written by Taylor Dluzniewski, M.S. in UF IFAS SFRC Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Florida is home to the world’s highest density of springs and the largest springs by volume (Force 2000). A key feature of Florida springs is their relatively ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Written by David Chagaris, PhD. Research Assistant Professor at UF IFAS NCBS.
The Florida stone crab fishery operates primarily along the Gulf coast from Cedar Key to southwest Florida and the Florida Keys. The fishery is one of the most ... READ MORE
Thu, Aug 15th, 2019 12:00:00 am
For the people behind the phenomenal fish-catching baits at Z-Man Fishing Products, taking caring of the fish and their habitat has always been a primary priority.
"Over the years, Z-Man chairman Jonathan ... READ MORE
Written by Hannah Brown, FSG and UF/IFAS NCBS Scholarship Recipient
I have relied on funds from the Florida Sea Grant and UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station during the 2018-2019 academic year to complete many goals for my research ... READ MORE
Written by: Samara Nehemiah, Master’s Student with UF/IFAS Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Spotted Seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, are one of the most sought-after sport fish in the state of Florida. This species can be found across the eastern ... READ MORE
Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch is a citizen science program focused on collecting important data on nesting horseshoe crabs. Tagging and releasing horseshoe crabs is an important duty of the citizen scientists, as is reporting later sightings ... READ MORE
Written by Mark Sandfoss with the UF Department of Biology
Seahorse Key (SHK) is a continental island near coastal Florida that lacks permanent sources of fresh water and is inhabited by a large population of Florida Cottonmouth snakes, Agkistrodon ... READ MORE
NCBS Intern Report written by Anna Swigris, with Tim Jones and Jamie Letendre with the Department of Environmental Protection
7:00 AM. I arrive at the Crystal River Preserve State Park office. I change into snorkel gear and help calibrate ... READ MORE