Marine Fisheries Research

MONITORING FISH AND INVERTEBRATES IN FLORIDA BAY
U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Start date: May 30, 2006

$450,000
Grantor: $450,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

HYDRO-BIOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM FOR TAMPA BYPASS CANAL/ALAFIA RIVER WATER SUPPLY PROJECTS
University of South Florida, College of Marine Science
Start date: January 12, 2009

$593,760
Grantor: $593,760 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH IN THE CHARLOTTE HARBOR SYSTEM IN FLORIDA
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: April 8, 2009

$40,000
Grantor: $40,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

LEMON BAY FISHERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING PROJECT
Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council
Start date: April 27, 2009

$42,000
Grantor: $42,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SARASOTA BAY FISHERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING SAMPLING
Sarasota Bay Estuary Program
Start date: June 24, 2009

$400,500
Grantor: $400,500 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION, FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE/GULF STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION RECFIN/COM/FIN INFORMATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES 
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: January 1, 2010

$14,983,409
Grantor: $14,983,409 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

DEFINING FISH NURSERY HABITATS: AN APPLICATION OF OTOLITH ELEMENTAL FINGERPRINTING IN TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Start date: April 1, 2010

$20,000
Grantor: $20,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

INCREASE INTERCEPT SAMPLING LEVELS FOR THE MARINE RECREATIONAL FISHERIES STATISTICS SURVEY, FOR-HIRE METHODOLOGY OF THE CHARTER BOAT AND HEADBOAT FISHERY ON THE ATLANTIC COAST (FLORIDA PORTION)
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: August 1, 2010

$360,430
Grantor: $360,430 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

AN ECOSYSTEM-BASED APPROACH TO EVALUATING THE BURDEN AND EFFECTS OF DIETARY MERCURY ON ATLANTIC BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS
Florida Atlantic University
Start date: September 23, 2010

$19,170
Grantor: $19,170 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

*CORAL REEF RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION: ENHANCING HERBIVORY TO RESTORE THE HEALTH AND RESILIENCY OF FLORIDA’S CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: January 1, 2011

$117,088
Grantor: $76,107 | State/In-Kind: $40,981

 

CHARLOTTE HARBOR MONITORING NETWORK STRATA PROJECT
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program
Start date: October 1, 2011

$53,550
Grantor: $53,550 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION, FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE/GULF STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION BIOLOGICAL SAMPLING PROGRAM
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: January 1, 2012

$1,391,471
Grantor: $1,391,471 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA/NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE REGIONAL COOPERATIVE STATISTICS PROGRAM
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: April 1, 2012

$506,506
Grantor: $506,506 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION, FISH AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH INSTITUTE/GULF STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION FLORIDA EAST AND WEST COAST HEAD-BOAT DATA COLLECTION
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: June 1, 2012

$1,090,294
Grantor: $1,090,294 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

A SURVEY TO CHARACTERIZE HARVEST AND REGULATORY DISCARDS IN THE OFFSHORE RECREATIONAL CHARTER FISHERY OFF THE ATLANTIC COAST OF FLORIDA 
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2012

$458,646
Grantor: $458,646 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST STOCK ASSESSMENTS
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2012

$978,912
Grantor: $978,912 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

MAPPING OF HARD-BOTTOM HABITATS AT REEF MORPHOLOGY SCALES TO IMPROVE SAMPLING DESIGNS AND ANALYSES OF SPATIAL DYNAMICS FOR REEF FISHES IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
University of Florida
Start date: September 1, 2012

$37,883
Grantor: $37,883 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FISH HABITAT ASSESSMENT IN TIDAL RIVER ESTUARIES
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Start date: September 24, 2012

$43,860
Grantor: $43,860 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

ASSESS THE EFFECTS OF MOSQUITO CONTROL PESTICIDES ON NON-TARGETED ORGANISMS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
Mote Marine Laboratory
Start date: October 1, 2012

$42,046
Grantor: $42,046 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FISCAL YEAR 13 COASTAL CHARLOTTE HARBOR MONITORING NETWORK WATER-QUALITY MONITORING IN SIX UPPER CHARLOTTE HARBOR STRATA PROJECT
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program
Start date: October 1, 2012

$110,160
Grantor: $110,160 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

HYDRO-BIOLOGICAL MONITORING PROGRAM FOR TAMPA BYPASS CANAL/ALAFIA RIVER WATER SUPPLY PROJECTS
University of South Florida, College of Marine Science
Start date: October 1, 2012

$148,960
Grantor: $148,960 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

INDIAN RIVER LAGOON ENHANCED FISHERIES MONITORING AND PHYTOPLANKTON BLOOM IMPACT
St. Johns River Management District
Start date: April 16, 2013

$272,000
Grantor: $272,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

MONITORING OF A CONSTRUCTED OYSTER REEF IN THE ST. LUCIE ESTUARY
Martin County
Start date: June 17, 2013

$62,470
Grantor: $62,470 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

*DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE RESEARCH STRATEGY FOR CORAL REEF RESTORATION FOR FLORIDA
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: July 1, 2013

$100,000
Grantor: $65,000 | State/In-Kind: $35,000

 

PROMOTING RECOVERY AND ADDRESSING NEW SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH MANAGEMENT NEEDS
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: July 1, 2013

$808,965
Grantor: $605,384 | State/In-Kind: $203,581

 

ANGLER LOG DATA COLLECTION PROGRAM
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: August 1, 2013

$188,496
Grantor: $188,496 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

ASSESSING THE LOCATIONS AND STATUS OF REEF FISH SPAWNING AGGREGATIONS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: August 1, 2013

$117,000
Grantor: $117,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

CONVERSION OF RESEARCH TO ECOSYSTEM PROTECTION: MARINE DEBRIS IN SOUTH FLORIDA
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: August 1, 2013

$99,330
Grantor: $49,443 | State/In-Kind: $49,887

 

EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF RECREATIONAL CATCH-AND-RELEASE ANGLING ON THE SURVIVAL OF GAG GROUPER (MYCTEROPERCA MICROLEPIS), ADDITIONAL INVESTIGATION INTO GEAR/STRATEGIES TO REDUCE FISHING TRAUMA
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2013

$274,563
Grantor: $274,563 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

POPULATION SURVEYS OF SPAWNING BLUE CRABS RESULTING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARVAL DISPERSAL MODELS FOR FLORIDA COASTAL WATERS
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2013

$708,363
Grantor: $531,272 | State/In-Kind: $177,091

 

TESTING AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD FOR THE SAFE RELEASE OF REEF FISHES CAUGHT ON HOOK-AND-LINE GEAR IN THE RECREATIONAL FISHERY IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: October 1, 2013

$185,843
Grantor: $185,843 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

STAGHORN AND ELKHORN CORAL RESTORATION IN THE FLORIDA KEYS: INCREASING POPULATION NUMBERS FOR TWO ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT LISTED SPECIES
Coral Restoration Foundation
Start date: December 1, 2013

$90,000
Grantor: $45,000 | State/In-Kind: $45,000

 

APALACHICOLA BAY OYSTER RESTORATION (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Start date: January 1, 2014

$4,189,400
Grantor: $4,189,400 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

CONDUCT MONTHLY FISH SAMPLING TO EVALUATE RESPONSE OF HABITATS AND BIOLOGICAL COMMUNITIES
Charlotte Harbor (City of Punta Gorda)
Start date: January 1, 2014

$40,000
Grantor: $40,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

ENHANCED ASSESSMENT FOR RECOVERY OF GULF OF MEXICO FISHERIES (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Start date: January 1, 2014

$3,000,000
Grantor: $3,000,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FWC/FWRI/GULF STATES MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION – DETAILED ANALYSIS OF THE FWC SALTWATER ANGLER LICENSING SYSTEM
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: March 1, 2014

$117,757
Grantor: $117,757 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

MARINE RESOURCES INFORMATION SYSTEM UPGRADE
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
Start date: April 1, 2014

$16,670
Grantor: $16,670 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

UPGRADE TO THE FWC FISHERY-DEPENDENT BIOLOGICAL SAMPLING DATABASE
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission
Start date: April 1, 2014

$16,953
Grantor: $16,953 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FRESHWATER INFLOW EFFECTS ON FISHERIES AND INVERTEBRATES OF THE ST. JOHNS RIVER ESTUARY
St. Johns River Management District
Start date: April 29, 2014

$25,000
Grantor: $25,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SOUTHEAST FLORIDA CORAL REEF FISHERY-INDEPENDENT BASELINE ASSESSMENT
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Start date: May 7, 2014

$10,100
Grantor: $10,100 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

*ESTABLISHING PROTOCOLS FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF GASTROPOD ABUNDANCE AND LIFE HISTORY PARAMETERS ACROSS MULTIPLE HABITATS USING THE BANDED TULIP FASCIOLARIA LILIUM AS THE MODEL SPECIES
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: July 1, 2014

$144,589
Grantor: $93,983 | State/In-Kind: $50,606

 

*EVALUATING THE ROLE OF THE PREDATORY SNAIL, THAIS DELTOIDEA, ON ENHANCING SURVIVAL OF OUTPLANTED STAGHORN CORALS AS PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE CORAL REEF RESTORATION STRATEGY
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: July 1, 2014

$34,889
Grantor: $22,678 | State/In-Kind: $12,211

 

*IMPLEMENTATION OF A SCENARIO-BASED MODEL OF ADAPTATION PLANNING FOR THE SOUTH FLORIDA MARINE ENVIRONMENTS (KEYSMAP)
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: July 1, 2014

$129,231
Grantor: $84,000 | State/In-Kind: $45,231

 

A MULTI-SPECIES APPROACH FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT OF ESTUARINE & COASTAL SPORTFISH STOCKS, F-123-8
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: August 1, 2014

$587,629
Grantor: $415,763 | State/In-Kind: $171,866

 

APALACHICOLA BAY FISHERY DISASTER RECOVERY PROJECT PLAN
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Start date: August 1, 2014

$415,162
Grantor: $415,162 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

DREDGE HOLE STUDY
Southwest Florida Water Management District
Start date: August 29, 2014

$33,800
Grantor: $33,800 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

EVALUATION AND FISHER EDUCATION OF CORAL MARINE PROTECTED AREA NON-TRAP AREAS
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Start date: September 1, 2014

$145,922
Grantor: $72,961 | State/In-Kind: $72,961

 

PILOT STUDY FOR DEVELOPING FISHERIES-INDEPENDENT INDICES OF ABUNDANCE FOR JUVENILE RED SNAPPER IN THE U.S. SOUTH ATLANTIC
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2014

$504,865
Grantor: $504,865 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

RED DRUM SPAWNING STOCK SIZE AND STRUCTURE IN THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2014

$140,988
Grantor: $140,988 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

POPULATION STRUCTURE AND RECRUITMENT FOR TARPON AND BONEFISH
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust/FWC
Start date: September 16, 2014

$405,292
Grantor: $405,292 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

COASTAL CHARLOTTE HARBOR MONITORING NETWORK WATER QUALITY MONITORING IN THE LOWER CHARLOTTE HARBOR STRATUM
Charlotte Harbor (City of Punta Gorda)
Start date: October 1, 2014

$9,180
Grantor: $9,180 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

COASTAL CHARLOTTE HARBOR MONITORING NETWORK WATER QUALITY MONITORING IN THE UPPER CHARLOTTE HARBOR STRATUM
Charlotte Harbor (City of Punta Gorda)
Start date: October 1, 2014

$110,160
Grantor: $110,160 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

LOWER ST. JOHNS RIVER FISHERIES MONITORING EXPANSION PROJECT V
St. Johns River Management District
Start date: October 29, 2014

$100,000
Grantor: $100,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

OYSTER MONITORING IN THE NORTHERN ESTUARIES ON THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF FLORIDA
South Florida Water Management District
Start date: November 21, 2014

$628,000
Grantor: $628,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

GULF COAST MARINE FISHERIES HATCHERY/ENHANCEMENT CENTER
Natural Resource Damage Assessment / BP
Start date: February 26, 2015

$18,793,500
Grantor: $18,793,500 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SCALLOP ENHANCEMENT FOR INCREASED RECREATIONAL FISHING OPPORTUNITY IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
Natural Resource Damage Assessment / BP
Start date: February 26, 2015

$2,890,250
Grantor: $2,890,250 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING PRODUCTION QUALITY AND GENETIC DIVERSITY FOR STOCK ENHANCEMENT HATCHERIES
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2015

$1,070,853
Grantor: $803,140 | State/In-Kind: $267,713

 

EPA NATIONAL COASTAL CONDITION ASSESSMENT 2015
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Start date: April 1, 2015

$500,000
Grantor: $500,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA MARINE RECREATIONAL FISHERY STATISTICAL DATA COLLECTION
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2015

$1,435,984
Grantor: $1,076,987 | State/In-Kind: $358,997

 

INVESTIGATIONS INTO ESTUARINE REEF FISH ABUNDANCE, ECOLOGY, AND LIFE HISTORY IN FLORIDA  (F-59-27)
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2015

$1,601,532
Grantor: $1,201,149 | State/In-Kind: $400,383

 

POPULATION GENETICS OF MARINE SPORTFISH SPECIES FOR FISHERIES MANAGEMENT & STOCK ENHANCEMENT, SEG. 23 (F-69-23)
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2015

$403,343
Grantor: $302,507 | State/In-Kind: $100,836

 

SUPPLEMENTAL FIELD INTERCEPT SURVEYS FOR SHORE, FOR-HIRE AND PRIVATE MODES
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: April 20, 2015

$100,000
Grantor: $100,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FISHERY-DEPENDENT SPORT FISH DATA COLLECTION  (F-143-6)
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: June 1, 2015

$215,757
Grantor: $161,818 | State/In-Kind: $53,939

 

ACOUSTIC TAGGING OF PERMIT (TRACHINOTUS FALCATUS) IN THE LOWER FLORIDA KEYS
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust
Start date: July 1, 2015

$26,000
Grantor: $26,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED TRACKING OF AQUATIC ANIMALS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO (ITAG) PROGRAM
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: July 1, 2015

$114,300
Grantor: $114,300 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FLORIDA GULF ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFIT FUND RESTORATION STRATEGY – SUBMERGED HABITAT ASSESSMENT (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Start date: July 1, 2015

$2,709,715.27
Grantor: $2,709,715.27 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SEX DETERMINATION IN ENDANGERED STURGEON: USING NEW TECHNOLOGY TO ADDRESS CRITICAL UNCERTAINTIES FOR CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: July 1, 2015

$221,878
Grantor: $199,608 | State/In-Kind: $22,270

 

OYSTER MONITORING IN LAKE WORTH LAGOON AND CENTRAL LAKE WORTH LAGOON FISHIERS MONITORING PROGRAM
Palm Beach County
Start date: July 21, 2015

$107,740
Grantor: $107,740 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

INCREASE AT SEA SAMPLING LEVELS FOR THE RECREATIONAL HEADBOAT FISHERY ON THE ATLANTIC COAST (FLORIDA)
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: August 1, 2015

$173,445
Grantor: $173,445 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

MULTISPECIES APPROACH FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT OF ESTUARINE AND COASTAL SPORTFISH STOCKS (F-123-10)
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: August 1, 2015

$587,628
Grantor: $440,721 | State/In-Kind: $146,907

 

ASSESSING FACTORS AFFECTING REPRODUCTIVE POTENTIAL OF GAG, MYCTEROPERCA MICROLEPIS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2015

$326,719
Grantor: $326,719 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

DEMONSTRATION OF FISHERIES APPLICATIONS FOR UNDERWATER GLIDERS
University of South Florida
Start date: September 1, 2015

$65,777
Grantor: $65,777 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FIRST DIRECT ASSESSMENT OF THE SIZE-SELECTIVITY OF HOOK AND LINE GEAR, CHEVRON TRAPS, AND UNDERWATER CAMERAS FOR RED SNAPPER AND OTHER REEF FISHES IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2015

$293,498
Grantor: $293,498 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

HARDBOTTOM MAPPING AND COMMUNITY CHARACTERIZATION OF THE WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA GULF COAST
RESTORE – NOVA/US TREASURY
Start date: September 1, 2015

$49,096
Grantor: $49,096 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SCALING UP SPONGE COMMUNITY RESTORATION IN SOUTH FLORIDA: IT’S EFFICACY AND ECOSYSTEM IMPLICATIONS
Environmental Protection Agency
Start date: September 10, 2015

$308,857
Grantor: $199,945 | State/In-Kind: $108,912

 

AERIAL SURVEYS OF BOATER USE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: October 1, 2015

$100,000
Grantor: $100,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

COASTAL CHARLOTTE HARBOR MONITORING NETWORK WATER QUALITY MONITORING IN THE LOWER CHARLOTTE HARBOR
Environmental Protection Agency
Start date: October 1, 2015

$9,180
Grantor: $9,180 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

EVALUATION OF MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR FISHERIES ECOSYSTEMS
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: October 1, 2015

$40,000
Grantor: $40,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

ENHANCED ASSESSMENT FOR RECOVERY OF GULF OF MEXICO FISHERIES (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Start date: January 1, 2016

$4,487,391
Grantor: $4,487,391 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

ENHANCED ASSESSMENT FOR RECOVERY OF GULF OF MEXICO FISHERIES (FLORIDA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Start date: January 1, 2016

$1,326,790
Grantor: $1,326,790 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SCALING-UP SPONGE COMMUNITY RESTORATION IN FLORIDA BAY
The Nature Conservancy
Start date: January 1, 2016

$170,000
Grantor: $170,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

SOUTHEAST AREA MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM  2011- 2016
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: February 1, 2016

$480,950
Grantor: $480,950 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

VEMCO POSITIONING SYSTEM MONITORING OF JUVENILE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH TO CHARACTERIZE USE OF CREATED OYSTER REEF AT TRABUE HARBORWALK, PUNTA GORDA, FL (TNC 2016)
The Nature Conservancy
Start date: February 1, 2016

$31,166
Grantor: $31,166 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING PRODUCTION QUALITY AND GENETIC DIVERSITY FOR STOCK ENHANCEMENT HATCHERIES
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2016

$1,070,853
Grantor: $803,140 | State/In-Kind: $267,713

 

FLORIDA MARINE RECREATIONAL FISHERY STATISTICAL DATA COLLECTION
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2016

$1,435,984
Grantor: $1,076,987 | State/In-Kind: $358,997

 

INVESTIGATIONS INTO LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY OF COASTAL FISH SPECIES
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2016

$1,728,822
Grantor: $1,296,617 | State/In-Kind: $432,205

 

POPULATION GENETICS OF MARINE SPORTFISH SPECIES FOR FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND STOCK ENHANCEMENT
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: April 1, 2016

$276,052
Grantor: $207,039 | State/In-Kind: $69,013

 

DETERMINING THE STOCK BOUNDARY BETWEEN SOUTH ATLANTIC AND GULF OF MEXICO MANAGED STOCKS OF COASTAL MIGRATORY PELAGIC COBIA, RACHYCENTRON CANADUM, THROUGH THE USE OF TELEMETRY AND POPULATION GENETICS
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: May 1, 2016

$20,049
Grantor: $20,049 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

FISHERY-DEPENDENT SPORT FISH DATA COLLECTION 
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: June 1, 2016

$215,757
Grantor: $161,818 | State/In-Kind: $53,939

 

ANALYZING RELATIVE ABUNDANCE OF JUVENILE SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH OVER A DECADE AND DEFINING BOUNDARIES OF NURSERY HOTSPOTS TO PROMOTE RECOVERY
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: July 1, 2016

$268,207
Grantor: $198,913 | State/In-Kind: $69,294

 

FISH UTILIZATION OF A RESTORED DREDGE HOLE, MCKAY BAY FLORIDA – 2016 TO 2017
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Start date: July 1, 2016

$30,000
Grantor: $30,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

NEKTON COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND HABITAT AVAILABILITY FOR TEN DREDGE HOLES WITHIN TAMPA BAY
Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Start date: July 1, 2016

$320,000
Grantor: $320,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

COMPILATION AND SUMMARY OF DATA TO ASSESS POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL FISHERIES ON MARINE RESOURCES AT CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE
Florida Institute of Technology
Start date: August 1, 2016

$32,000
Grantor: $32,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

MULTISPECIES APPROACH FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT & MANAGEMENT OF ESTUARINE AND COASTAL SPORTFISH STOCKS
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Start date: August 1, 2016

$586,667
Grantor: $440,000 | State/In-Kind: $146,667

 

ANNUAL TRANSECT SURVEYS IN THE SOUTHERN RANGE OF JOHNSON’S SEAGRASS (HALOPHILA JOHNSONII) & ACOUSTIC TAGS FOR SMALLTOOTH SAWFISH 
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: August 15, 2016

$6,334
Grantor: $6,334 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

EFFECTS OF THE 30 YEAR CROCODILE SANCTUARY CLOSURE AND OPENING OF JOE BAY ON FISH COMMUNITIES: SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL COMPARISONS USING FISHERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING SEINE DATA 
U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Start date: September 1, 2016

$46,423
Grantor: $46,423 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

REPRESENTATIVE BIOLOGICAL SAMPLING OF RECREATIONAL HARVEST ON THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA TO IMPROVE STOCK ASSESSMENTS IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: September 1, 2016

$172,467
Grantor: $172,467 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

AERIAL SURVEYS OF BOATER USE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Start date: October 1, 2016

$70,000
Grantor: $70,000 | State/In-Kind: $0

 

MULTI-GENERATION GENETIC THREAT ASSESSMENT OF HYBRIDIZATION BETWEEN ENDEMIC SHOAL BASS (MICROPTERUS CATARACTAE) AND INVASIVE SPOTTED BASS (M. PUNCTULATUS) IN THE CHIPOLA RIVER, FLORIDA
Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership
Start date: October 1, 2016

$45,052
Grantor: $45,052 | State/In-Kind: $0

 


*State Wildlife Grant, administered by FWC Division of Habitat and Species Conservation