Florida Species Directory
Florida has thousands of species that live in and around our waterways.
directory is an alphabetical listing of webpages we have created for each featured
species. Learning about Florida species can be fun and the information is very helpful when you encounter them while fishing, diving or boating.
Saltwater Species Webpage with alphabetical listing of popular saltwater species with brief information about each species.
Shark Species Listing Webpage with alphabetical listing of shark species found in Florida with brief information about each species.
Freshwater Species Listing Webpage with alphabetical listing of popular freshwater species with brief information about each species.
Seasonal Fishing Calendar Webpage with monthly calendar for each region around Florida showing when sportfish are in the area.
Species with Webpages
|Gafftopsail Catfish||Hermit Crab|
|Snook||Southern Stargazer||Atlantic Stingray||Swordfish|
|Atlantic Threadfin||Kemp Rigley Sea Turtle|
If you have a picture of an unusual fish, please Email it to us with the location you caught or photographed it. We will give you credit and a link to your website if you have one.
If you catch a rare or unusual fish in Florida waters, please report it to:
• Saltwater: FishColl@MyFWC.com FWC-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 100 Eighth Avenue SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5020 Phone: 727-896-8626
•Freshwater: ExoticFreshwaterFishID@MyFWC.com c/o Kelly Gestring FWC-Habitat and Species Conservation, 801 NW 40 Street, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Phone: 561-391-6409