Florida Species Directory
Florida has thousands of species that live in and around our waterways. This 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 South Atlantic & Gulf Alphabetical listing of popular saltwater species with brief information about each species.
Shark Species Listing Alphabetical listing of shark species found in Florida with brief information about each species.
Freshwater Species Florida Listing Alphabetical listing of popular freshwater species with brief information about each species.
Seasonal Fishing Calendar Florida Monthly calendar for each region around Florida showing when sportfish are in the area.
Species with Webpages
|Gafftopsail Catfish||Hermit Crab|
|Lionfish||Lobsters - South Atlantic|
|Southern Stargazer||Atlantic Stingray||Swordfish|
|Atlantic Threadfin||Kemp Rigley Sea Turtle|
|Bobbit Worm||Whale Shark|
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