Administrative Costs

# FTE MRCTF FGTF TOTALS 4.0 0.0 4.0 FTE SALARIES $228,876 $0 $228,876 OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0 OPS CONTRACT $70,080 $0 $70,080 EXPENSE $26,051 $0 $26,051 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $82,750 $82,750 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $325,007 $82,750 $407,757 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $29,201 $24,386 $53,587 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $354,208 $107,136 $461,344

Keys Fisheries Research
Keys Fisheries Research encompasses a variety of research and monitoring programs focused on the recreationally and commercially important fish and invertebrate species inhabiting the Florida Keys’ ecosystems.

Program contact: John h. hunt, John.hunt@myfWc.com

# FTE MRCTF 12.0 MRCTF/ GRANTS FGTF 0.0 0.0

FTE SALARIES $719,047 $0 $0 $719,047

OPS SALARIES $155,661 $0 $0 $155,661

OPS CONTRACT $104,436 $0 $0 $104,436

EXPENSE $223,394 $0 $0 $223,394

EQUIPMENT $6,301 $0 $0 $6,301

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $197,927 $232,741 $430,668

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $1,208,839 $197,927 $232,741 $1,639,507

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $128,574 $33,916 $14,481 $176,971

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $1,337,413 $231,843 $247,222 $1,816,478

TOTALS 12.0

Keys Marine Laboratory

Program contact: John h. hunt, John.hunt@myfWc.com This joint operation with the Florida Institute of Oceanography encourages and supports academic research programs that benefit the unique Florida Keys ecosystem.

# FTE MRCTF TOTALS 4.0 4.0

FTE SALARIES $258,983 $258,983

OPS SALARIES $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0

EXPENSE $0 $0

EQUIPMENT $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $258,983 $258,983

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $0

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $258,983 $258,983

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Marine Fisheries Biology
Researchers collect and provide data concerning the life history, biology, age structure, stock abundance, and fishery characteristics of important commercial and recreational fish and invertebrate species in Florida.

Program contact: Jim colvocoresses, Ph.d., Jim.colvo@myfWc.com

# FTE MRCTF 10.0 MRCTF/ GRANTS 0.0

FTE SALARIES $680,255 $0 $893,391 $1,573,646

OPS SALARIES $428,148 $0 $0 $428,148

OPS CONTRACT $329,180 $0 $0 $329,180

EXPENSE $117,981 $0 $0 $117,981

EQUIPMENT $4,090 $0 $0 $4,090

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $218,104 $827,421 $1,045,525

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $1,559,654 $218,104 $1,720,812 $3,498,570

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $267,124 $20,467 $322,916 $610,507

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $1,826,778 $238,571 $2,043,728 $4,109,077

FGTF 16.0 TOTALS 26.0

Marine Fisheries-Dependent Monitoring
Researchers collect and analyze data on the number of fish caught and the number of trips made by commercial and recreational fishers, using this information to monitor trends in marine fisheries throughout Florida. These data provide assessments of how management regulations affect harvest and fishers.

Program contact: richard cody, Ph.d., richard.cody@myfWc.com

# FTE MRCTF 13.0 MRCTF/ GRANTS 10.5 FGTF 2.0 TOTALS 25.5

FTE SALARIES $651,529 $469,845 $84,728 $1,206,102

OPS SALARIES $30,250 $0 $0 $30,250

OPS CONTRACT $28,000 $0 $0 $28,000

EXPENSE $50,472 $0 $0 $50,472

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $1,502,338 $1,055,053 $2,557,391

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $760,251 $1,972,183 $1,139,781 $3,872,215

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $33,025 $331,628 $277,687 $642,340

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $793,276 $2,303,811 $1,417,468 $4,514,555

Marine Fisheries-Independent Monitoring
Researchers capture, identify, count, and release millions of fish each year to monitor the status and relative abundance of economically important fish and invertebrate species from six estuaries around the state.

Program contact: robert h. mcmichael, Jr., Bob.mcmichael@myfWc.com
# FTE MRCTF 29.0 MRCTF/ GRANTS 2.0 FTE SALARIES $1,645,580 $82,321 $1,035,160 $2,763,061 OPS SALARIES $346,977 $0 $0 $346,977 OPS CONTRACT $166,000 $0 $0 $166,000 EXPENSE $454,539 $0 $0 $454,539 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $389,639 $2,769,001 $3,158,640 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $2,613,096 $471,960 $3,804,161 $6,889,217 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $293,891 $24,627 $646,794 $965,312 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $2,906,987 $496,587 $4,450,955 $7,854,529

FGTF 19.0 TOTALS 50.0

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Marine Fisheries Stock Assessment
Researchers integrate the physical, biological, and fisheries data gathered in the Marine FisheriesIndependent Monitoring, the Marine Fisheries-Dependent Monitoring, and the Marine Fisheries Biology programs to analyze Florida’s marine fisheries stocks. This information is provided to marine fisheries managers.

Program contact: michael d. murphy, mike.murphy@myfWc.com

# FTE GENERAL REVENUE MRCTF FGTF TOTALS 1.0 4.0 1.0 6.0

FTE SALARIES $60,322 $338,756 $58,858 $457,935

OPS SALARIES $0 $94,539 $0 $94,539

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0 $0

EXPENSE $0 $5,900 $0 $5,900

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $0 $0

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $60,322 $439,195 $58,858 $558,374

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $30,509 $15,797 $46,306

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $60,322 $469,704 $74,655 $604,680

Marine Fisheries Stock Enhancement
Biologists focus on breeding and rearing marine game fish and mollusks for release as well as on evaluating the use of hatchery-reared animals as a management tool to enhance or rebuild coastal fisheries.

Program contact: chris Young, chris.Young@myfWc.com

# FTE MRCTF FGTF TOTALS 3.0 6.0 9.0

FTE SALARIES $198,444 $332,558 $531,002

OPS SALARIES $75,913 $0 $75,913

OPS CONTRACT $300,000 $0 $300,000

EXPENSE $206,017 $0 $206,017

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $100,000 $100,000

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $780,374 $432,558 $1,212,932

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $121,545 $106,036 $227,581

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $901,919 $538,594 $1,440,513

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Administrative Costs
# FTE SGTF TOTALS 2.0 2.0 FTE SALARIES $146,469 $146,469 OPS SALARIES $0 $0 OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 EXPENSE $0 $0 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $146,469 $146,469 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $0 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $146,469 $146,469

Freshwater Fisheries Biology
Researchers study the life histories, ecology, and population changes of important Florida sport fish species, providing data that biologists need for population studies and assessments.

Program contact: Bill Johson, Bill.Johnson@myfWc.com

# FTE SGTF TOTALS 8.0 8.0

FTE SALARIES $435,436 $435,436

OPS SALARIES $41,319 $41,319

OPS CONTRACT $500 $500

EXPENSE $190,680 $190,680

EQUIPMENT $54,073 $54,073

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $722,008 $722,008

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $30,326 $30,326

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $752,334 $752,334

Freshwater Fisheries Resource Assessment
Researchers combine the data gathered by Freshwater Fisheries Biology researchers with data from studies of habitats and human impacts on freshwater fish species to provide assessments to resource managers.

Program contact: dick Krause, dick.Krause@myfWc.com

# FTE SGTF SGTF/ GRANTS FGTF GDTF 17.0 0.0 8.0 0.0

FTE SALARIES $1,007,633 $0 $459,226 $0 $1,466,860

OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

EXPENSE $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $259,155 $671,069 $2,567 $932,791

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $1,007,633 $259,155 $1,130,295 $2,567 $2,399,651

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $10,971 $236,342 $128 $247,441

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $1,007,633 $270,126 $1,366,637 $2,695 $2,647,092

TOTALS 25.0

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Administrative Costs
# FTE NGWTF SGTF CARLTF FGTF TOTALS 1.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 3.0

FTE SALARIES $58,194 $109,900 $0 $42,162 $210,256

OPS SALARIES $148,538 $0 $0 $0 $148,538

OPS CONTRACT $35,158 $0 $0 $0 $35,158

EXPENSE $78,682 $0 $0 $0 $78,682

EQUIPMENT $7,335 $0 $0 $0 $7,335

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $10,000 $0 $10,000

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $327,907 $109,900 $10,000 $42,162 $489,969

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $84,228 $0 $0 $0 $84,228

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $412,135 $109,900 $10,000 $42,162 $574,197

Avian Research

Program contact: James a. rodgers, Ph.d., James.rodgers@myfWc.com Researchers provide data on the life history, population biology, and ecology of Florida’s bird species to aid managers in developing conservation plans and to assist recovery efforts.
# FTE NGWTF NGWTF/ GRANTS SGTF SGTF/ GRANTS GDTF FGTF TOTALS 7.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 FTE SALARIES $460,139 $0 $128,027 $0 $0 $0 $588,166 OPS SALARIES $18,950 $0 $66,500 $0 $0 $0 $85,450 OPS CONTRACT $24,928 $0 $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $34,928 EXPENSE $24,400 $0 $38,100 $0 $0 $0 $62,500 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $0 $4,000 $25,183 $248,053 $277,236 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $528,417 $0 $242,627 $4,000 $25,183 $248,053 $1,048,280 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $21,918 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,665 $35,583 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $550,335 $0 $242,627 $4,000 $25,183 $261,718 $1,083,863

Marine Mammal Research
Researchers study various topics surrounding manatee and right whale populations – from life histories to migration patterns – to address species recovery planning.

Program contact: leslie Ward, leslie.Ward@myfWc.com
# FTE MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS GDTF FGTF 2.5 3.0 0.0 0.0 FTE SALARIES $156,549 $165,116 $934,965 $0 $0 $1,256,630 OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $321,583 $0 $0 $321,583 OPS CONTRACT $2,000,000 $0 $383,683 $0 $0 $2,383,683 EXPENSE $0 $0 $284,997 $0 $0 $284,997 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $8,125 $0 $0 $8,125 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $1,049,437 $3,500 $0 $55,731 $1,108,668 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $2,156,549 $1,214,553 $1,936,853 $0 $55,731 $5,363,686 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $88,068 $206,573 $0 $5,148 $299,789 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $2,156,549 $1,302,621 $2,143,426 $0 $60,879 $5,663,475

STMTF 16.0

TOTALS 21.5

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Marine Turtle Research

Program contact: anne meylan, Ph.d., anne.meylan@myfWc.com Researchers help address species recovery plans by studying the life history, population biology, ecology, behavior, and migrations of sea turtles.
# FTE MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS FGTF TOTALS 4.0 0.0 1.0 5.0 FTE SALARIES $288,472 $0 $41,577 $330,049 OPS SALARIES $139,852 $0 $0 $139,852 OPS CONTRACT $1,300 $0 $0 $1,300 EXPENSE $42,186 $0 $0 $42,186 EQUIPMENT $10,000 $0 $0 $10,000 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $12,381 $158,398 $170,779 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $481,810 $12,381 $199,975 $694,166 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $49,510 $6,892 $25,105 $81,507 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $531,320 $19,273 $225,080 $775,673

Reptile and Amphibian Research
Researchers study a broad variety of topics related to amphibians and reptiles other than sea turtles, monitor species populations, and support conservation efforts.

Program contact: allan r. Woodward, allan.Woodward@myfWc.com
# FTE NGWTF SGTF SGTF/ GRANTS GDTF TOTALS 2.0 6.5 0.0 0.0 8.5 FTE SALARIES $138,731 $355,692 $0 $0 $494,423 OPS SALARIES $200 $56,987 $0 $0 $57,187 OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 EXPENSE $4,800 $57,400 $0 $0 $62,200 EQUIPMENT $0 $1,700 $0 $0 $1,700 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $6,425 $0 $6,425 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $143,731 $471,779 $6,425 $0 $621,935 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $1,605 $0 $751 $0 $2,356 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $145,336 $471,779 $7,176 $0 $624,291

Terrestrial Mammal Research
Researchers investigate the natural history, population biology, ecology, and behavior of land-based mammals, providing current ecological information necessary for maintaining viable populations of Florida’s native mammals.

Program contact: Jeffery a. gore, Ph.d., Jeff.gore@myfWc.com

# FTE PRTF NGWTF NGWTF/ GRANTS SGTF FGTF TOTALS 2.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 6.0

FTE SALARIES $113,607 $204,810 $0 $35,055 $0 $353,472

OPS SALARIES $14,726 $49,550 $0 $8,500 $0 $72,776

OPS CONTRACT $16,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,500

EXPENSE $34,192 $35,000 $0 $6,500 $0 $75,692

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $41,000 $0 $0 $41,000

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $179,025 $289,360 $41,000 $50,055 $0 $559,440

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $8,900 $27,142 $0 $0 $0 $36,042

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $187,925 $316,502 $41,000 $50,055 $0 $595,482

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Administrative Costs
# FTE MRCTF SGTF TOTALS 2.0 0.0 2.0

FTE SALARIES $66,372 $0 $66,372

OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0

EXPENSE $49,539 $19,321 $68,860

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $0

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $115,911 $19,321 $135,232

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $17,220 $1,580 $18,800

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $133,131 $20,901 $154,032

sport fish health Program contact: theresa cody, theresa.cody@myfWc.com aquatic health Program contact: Jan landsberg, Ph.d., Jan.landsberg@myfWc.com mercury/Water Quality Program contact: ted lange, ted.lange@myfWc.com Wildlife health Program contact: mark W. cunningham, dVm, mark.cunningham@myfWc.com Avian Influenza Program Contact: Dan Wolf, DVM, Dan.Wolf@MyFWC.com Forensics Program Contact: Héctor Cruz-López, Hector.Cruz@MyFWC.com Researchers monitor, investigate the causes of, and assist in the management of fish and wildlife diseases and die-offs. Staff members also conduct fish and wildlife forensics and wildlife veterinary research.
FTE SALARIES $72,524 $75,819 $116,868 $0 $0 $38,019 $306,109 $609,338 OPS SALARIES $20,000 $19,237 $36,682 $0 $0 $0 $0 $75,919 OPS CONTRACT $0 $11,001 $10,635 $0 $3,000 $0 $0 $24,636 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $0 $42,935 $0 $0 $184,460 $227,395 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $92,524 $135,357 $175,440 $42,935 $15,000 $38,019 $490,569 $989,843 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $4,541 $20,360 $2,146 $1,227 $0 $103,819 $132,093 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $92,524 $139,898 $195,800 $45,081 $16,227 $38,019 $594,388 $1,121,936

Fish and Wildlife Health

# FTE GENERAL REVENUE PRTF MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS SGTF SGTF/ GRANTS FGTF 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 6.0

EXPENSE $0 $29,300 $11,255 $0 $12,000 $0 $0 $52,555

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

TOTALS 11.0

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Habitat Research

Coral Habitat Program Contact: Rob Ruzicka , Rob.Ruzicka@MyFWC.com seagrass habitat Program contact: Penny hall, Ph.d., Penny.hall@myfWc.com freshwater Plants Program contact: craig mallison, craig.mallison@myfWc.com upland habitat Program contact: Kent Williges, Kent.Williges@myfWc.com Biologists collect and analyze freshwater, marine, and upland habitat and species data to aid in effective preservation, management, and restoration decisionmaking.
# FTE GENERAL REVENUE MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS SGTF CARLTF FGTF 1.0 7.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 3.0 FTE SALARIES $84,980 $468,708 $0 $133,717 $92,585 $146,417 $926,407 OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0 $9,512 $0 $0 $9,512 OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 EXPENSE $0 $5,000 $0 $12,488 $0 $0 $17,488 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $912 $701,184 $0 $68,683 $1,615,966 $2,386,745 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $84,980 $474,620 $701,184 $155,717 $161,268 $1,762,383 $3,340,152 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $1,738 $41,772 $1,800 $0 $74,210 $119,520 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $84,980 $476,358 $742,956 $157,517 $161,268 $1,836,593 $3,459,672

TOTALS 15.0

Harmful Algal Blooms

red tide/nutrients Program contact: Leanne Flewelling, Leanne.Flewelling@myfWc.com haB toxins Program contact: leanne flewelling, leanne.flewelling@myfWc.com Researchers in this group study Florida red tide and other harmful algal blooms, monitoring blooms that adversely affect natural resources or present a human-health risk.
# FTE GENERAL REVENUE MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS FGTF 5.0 2.0 1.0 2.0 FTE SALARIES $312,320 $181,621 $43,796 $99,300 $637,037 OPS SALARIES $378,878 $0 $0 $0 $378,878 OPS CONTRACT $357,819 $0 $0 $0 $357,819 EXPENSE $160,996 $0 $0 $0 $160,996 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $1,000,000 $0 $88,169 $1,237,385 $2,325,554 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $2,210,013 $181,621 $131,965 $1,336,685 $3,860,284 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $121,071 $0 $5,076 $56,803 $182,950 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $2,331,084 $181,621 $137,041 $1,393,488 $4,043,234

TOTALS 10.0

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Administrative Costs
PRTF MRCTF CARLTF TOTALS

# FTE 0.0 5.0 0.0 5.0

FTE SALARIES $0 $345,972 $0 $345,972

OPS SALARIES $0 $15,161 $0 $15,161

OPS CONTRACT $0 $10,600 $0 $10,600

EXPENSE $1,671 $76,651 $1,652 $79,974

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $9,281 $9,281

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $1,671 $448,384 $10,933 $460,988

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $85 $31,210 $0 $31,295

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $1,756 $479,594 $10,933 $492,283

Center for Biostatistics and Modeling
Researchers help to make scientific results more reliable and useful by providing statistical consulting support, developing study designs and statistical analysis plans, helping analyze scientific data, and producing user-friendly software tools for statistical analysis, modeling procedures, and information visualization.

Program contact: erin leone, erin.leone@myfWc.com

# FTE SGTF CARLTF TOTALS 1.0 1.0 2.0

FTE SALARIES $69,100 $68,745 $137,845

OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0

EXPENSE $13,507 $0 $13,507

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $0

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $82,607 $68,745 $151,352

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $6,780 $0 $6,780

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $89,387 $68,745 $158,132

Center for Spatial Analysis
Using computer mapping and geographic data analysis methods, researchers map habitats, model animal distributions, develop mapping applications, and produce digital and hardcopy maps and graphics for distribution to natural resource managers and the public.

Program contact: henry norris, henry.norris@myfWc.com
PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $47,165 $703,150 $331,467 $374,649 $190,120 $926,001 $2,572,552 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $47,165 $812,539 $377,778 $385,225 $190,120 $1,086,256 $2,899,083

# FTE GENERAL REVENUE MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS NGWTF SGTF FGTF 1.0 5.0 2.0 4.0 3.0 7.0

FTE SALARIES $47,165 $344,202 $105,822 $228,683 $190,120 $409,899 $1,325,891

OPS SALARIES $0 $94,522 $0 $11,500 $0 $0 $106,022

OPS CONTRACT $0 $129,717 $0 $0 $0 $0 $129,717

EXPENSE $0 $124,709 $0 $134,466 $0 $0 $259,175

EQUIPMENT $0 $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $225,645 $0 $0 $516,102 $741,747

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $109,389 $46,311 $10,576 $0 $160,255 $326,531

TOTALS 22.0

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Information Access

data access Program contact: shane collier, shane.collier@myfWc.com research information center contact: Jan Boyett, Jan.Boyett@myfWc.com specimen information services contact: Joan herrera, Joan.herrera@myfWc.com Program staff design, develop, and manage databases; oversee digital and hard-copy publications in the science library; provide editing, illustration, graphics, and publicationsproduction services; and maintain one of the largest collections of marine fish and invertebrate specimens in the southeastern U.S.

# FTE GENERAL REVENUE MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS FGTF 2.0 8.0 0.0 0.0

FTE SALARIES $80,223 $493,797 $0 $15,797 $589,816

OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

EXPENSE $0 $10,000 $0 $0 $10,000

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $329,546 $156,484 $486,030

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $80,223 $503,797 $329,546 $172,281 $1,085,846

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $3,047 $0 $55,844 $58,891

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $80,223 $506,844 $329,546 $228,125 $1,144,737

TOTALS 10.0

Socioeconomic Assessment
Staff conduct economic studies that provide information to support management decisions such as determining whether to purchase lands for protection, determining economic consequences of raising fees, and assessing the optimal location of a future boat ramp.

Program contact: david harding, david.harding@myfWc.com

# FTE SGTF CARLTF TOTALS 1.0 0.0 1.0

FTE SALARIES $74,612 $0 $74,612

OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0

EXPENSE $0 $2,300 $2,300

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $0

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $74,612 $2,300 $76,912

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $0 $0

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $74,612 $2,300 $76,912

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Office of the Director

Program contact: gil mcrae, gil.mcrae@myfWc.com The Director of FWRI leads the major science sections: Marine Fisheries Research, Freshwater Fisheries Research, Wildlife Research, Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration, and Information Science and Management. The Office of the Director also oversees Institute-wide functions such as Outreach Coordination and Research Operations.
# FTE GENERAL REVENUE PRTF MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS NGWTF STMTF SGTF SGTF/ GRANTS CARLTF TOTALS 4.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 FTE SALARIES $242,187 $0 $204,371 $59,578 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $556,938 OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 OPS CONTRACT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 EXPENSE $0 $0 $152,571 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $152,571 EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $175,565 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $175,565 SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $3,848 $289,738 $397,146 $38,358 $23,279 $2,231 $3,608 $3,601 $811,321 PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $242,187 $3,848 $822,245 $456,724 $38,358 $23,279 $2,231 $3,608 $3,601 $1,696,395 OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $242,187 $3,848 $822,245 $456,724 $38,358 $23,279 $2,231 $3,608 $3,601 $1,696,395

Research Operations

Program contact: gil mcrae, gil.mcrae@myfWc.com The Research Operations Section supports the scientific activities of the FWRI and consists of work groups such as Computer and Network Support, the Budget Office, and Facilities Management. The Budget Office includes a small Grants Office that provides central-division coordination and support for securing grant-funded resources.

# FTE GENERAL REVENUE PRTF MRCTF MRCTF/ GRANTS NGWTF STMTF SGTF 0.5 0.0 9.5 6.0 0.0 0.0 4.0

FTE SALARIES $15,463 $0 $517,363 $350,266 $0 $0 $196,621 $1,079,712

OPS SALARIES $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

OPS CONTRACT $19,303 $18,751 $231,821 $0 $38,684 $21,170 $70,048 $399,777

EXPENSE $101,768 $0 $909,018 $0 $136,111 $185,103 $0 $1,332,000

EQUIPMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

SPECIAL CATEGORIES $0 $0 $325,945 $599,922 $0 $0 $925,867

PROGRAM OPERATIONAL BUDGET $136,534 $18,751 $1,984,147 $950,188 $174,795 $206,273 $266,669 $3,737,356

OVERHEAD ASSESSMENT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

TOTAL PROGRAM BUDGET $136,534 $18,751 $1,984,147 $950,188 $174,795 $206,273 $266,669 $3,737,356

TOTALS 20.0

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Fund and Budget Terms

Fund Terms
CARLTF—Conservation/ Recreation Lands Program Trust Fund The FWC annually receives a portion of the proceeds from the CARL Trust Fund housed in the Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP trust fund receives its funding through a portion of documentary stamp excise taxes and excise taxes on phosphate rock mining. The FWC utilizes this funding for the management of conservation and recreation lands. FGTF—Federal Grants Trust Fund A depository for grants from the federal government, interest earnings, and cash advances from other trust funds. GDTF—Grants and Donations Trust Fund A depository for grants and donations from private and public non-federal sources, interest earnings, and cash advances from other trust funds. GR—General Revenue Income from various taxes and other sources used to support general state government operations.

MRCTF—Marine Resources Conservation Trust Fund Proceeds from fishing license fees, registration of vessels, fines and penalties, marine turtle vehicle license plates, saltwater products licenses, and other sources. Funds are used to support marine research, fishery enhancement, statistics development, artificial reefs, law enforcement, license administration, fishery management, and marine turtle protection, research, and recovery. Funds are used to support activities of the FWC, including research and monitoring at FWRI. MRCTF/Grants Include revenue from public or private sources such as federal grants, contracts, or private donations. Funds are used to support activities of the FWC, including research and monitoring at FWRI. NGWTF—Nongame Wildlife Trust Fund Funding comes from grants, contracts, a $4 fee on each used car original title issued for a vehicle previously registered outside of the state, voluntary donations, and a scheduled amount from speeding fines. Funds are used for the purpose of documenting population trends of nongame wildlife; conducting habitat assessment; and establishing effective

education, conservation, management and regulatory programs for nongame wildlife in the state. NGWTF/Grants—Nongame Wildlife Trust Fund Grants Program An annual appropriation from the Nongame Wildlife Trust Fund used to fund research, education and management projects that support conservation of Florida’s nongame wildlife species. PRTF—Florida Panther Research and Management Trust Fund Funds derived from 85 percent of the proceeds from the issuance of Florida panther vehicle license plates and voluntary donations to the fund. The money is used for programs to protect, manage and enhance the Florida panther population and its associated habitat and to educate the public about the Florida panther and issues surrounding its survival in the wild. SGTF—State Game Trust Fund Revenue is derived from state hunting and fishing licenses and other associated permits and fees resulting from the administration of the laws pertaining to the regulation of the state’s fish and wildlife resources. Funds are used by FWC to fulfill its state-mandated authority.

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SGTF/Grants—State Game Trust Fund Grants Program Funded from state hunting and fishing licenses and other associated permits and fees resulting from the administration of the laws pertaining to regulation of the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

Budget Terms
EXP—Expense Common and accepted costs to maintain and operate facilities, offices, research laboratories, and field activities. Travel and personal reimbursements are also expense items.

OPS—Other Personal Services OPS funds are compensation for services rendered by a person who is not a regular or full-time employee filling an established position. This service often includes temporary employees, students or graduate assistants, persons on fellowships, part-time academic employees, and consultants under contract to FWC. These positions do not provide state insurance and retirement benefits.

STMTF—Save the Manatee Trust Fund Proceeds from vehicle license plates, vessel registrations, and donations. Funds are used to support manateerelated activities of public organizations, private organizations, and the FWC in order to provide manatee and marine mammal protection and recovery.

FTE—Full-Time Equivalent FTE positions are those authorized by the legislature for an established work period, usually a 40-hour workweek. These positions provide state insurance and retirement benefits.

Special Categories These are funds obtained for special projects, insurance, and human resource outsourcing for the following: DMS (Department of Management Services) human resources contract, FCO (Fixed Capital Outlay), Grounding Funding, Manatee Avoidance Technology, and Risk Management Insurance. Exception—The grant special category is shown in the above-defined OPS and Expense categories.

OCA—Operational Cost Assessment OCA funds are used to support dayto-day operational expenses and administrative support, commonly referred to as “overhead.” It is assessed against incoming grants and other appropriate revenue sources.

OCO—Operating Capital Outlay Used to purchase equipment, fixtures, vehicles, boats, motors, trailers, and other items that cost more than $1,000 and normally have an expected “life” of greater than one year. OCO is also used to purchase hard-cover bound books costing $250 or more that have an expected useful “life” of greater than one year.
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Current Grant Awards

Note: New awards and amendments to existing awards are received throughout the year

MARINE FIShERIES RESEARCh
ChARLOTTE hARBOR/LEMON BAY WATER QUALITY MONITORING Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: May 7, 2001 $512,975 $0 $512,975 Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FIShERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING OF LOWER ChARLOTTE hARBOR ESTUARY South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: April 21, 2004

$450,000 $150,050 $600,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

hYDROBIOLOGICAL MONITORING 2 University of South Florida, College of Marine Science Grant Start Date: October 1, 2004

$671,616 $0 $671,616

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST hEAD-BOAT AT-SEA SAMPLING U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: April 1, 2005

$417,776 $0 $417,776

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ASSESSMENT OF MERCURY BIOACCUMULATION IN SENTINEL FISh FROM SOUTh FLORIDA U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 7, 2005

$319,774 $0 $319,774

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FISh AND INVERTEBRATE USE OF ThE ChASSAhOWITZKA RIVER ESTUARY University of South Florida, College of Marine Science Grant Start Date: August 17, 2005

$79,500 $0 $79,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DISTRIBUTION OF LOBSTER TRAPS AND EFFECTS ON CORAL hABITATS, YEAR 5 U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 12, 2005

$24,999 $0 $24,999

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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FISh hABITAT ASSESSMENT AND DIET ANALYSIS, TAMPA BAY TIDAL TRIBUTARIES Tampa Bay Estuary Program Grant Start Date: October 1, 2005

$149,750 $0 $149,750

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SOUThEAST AREA MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM 2006–2011 U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: February 1, 2006

$1,757,101 $0 $1,757,101

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FISh AND INVERTEBRATE USE OF UPPER MANATEE RIVER AND GAMBLE CREEK ESTUARINE SYSTEMS Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: February 10, 2006

$70,800 $0 $70,800

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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

$450,000 $0 $450,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DEVELOP LARVAL DISPERSAL MODEL TO ASSESS OYSTER REEF RESTORATION PROJECTS IN PENSACOLA BAY Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: October 1, 2006

$425,033 $0 $425,033

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

RECFIN/COMFIN INFORMATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: January 1, 2007

$5,819,916 $0 $5,819,916

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

MOSQUITO LAGOON FIShERIES MONITORING St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: January 24, 2007

$194,550 $0 $194,550

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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SEAMAP—SUPPLEMENT FOR WEST FLORIDA ShELF TRAWLS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: February 1, 2007

$402,079 $0 $402,079

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

AN INVESTIGATION OF FREShWATER INFLOW EFFECTS ON FISh AND INVERTEBRATE USE OF ThE hOMOSASSA RIVER ESTUARY University of South Florida, College of Marine Science Grant Start Date: March 1, 2007

$122,338 $0 $122,338

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ThE PhYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF BODY-SIZE AND CATCh-AND-RELEASE ANGLING IN TARPON (MEGALOPS ATLANTICUS) Bonefish & Tarpon Unlimited Grant Start Date: April 1, 2007

$28,623 $46,207 $74,780

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FLORIDA/NATIONAL MARINE FIShERIES SERVICE REGIONAL COOPERATIVE STATISTICS PROGRAM U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: April 1, 2007

$570,570 $0 $570,570

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

REEF FISh RESEARCh IN DRY TORTUGAS National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant Start Date: August 1, 2007

$286,000 $85,314 $371,264

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST STOCK ASSESSMENTS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 1, 2007

$916,649 $0 $916,649

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

JUVENILE FISh MONITORING—DATA ANALYSIS IN ThE CALOOSAhATChEE RIVER ESTUARY South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: November 19, 2007

$20,000 $0 $20,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FIShERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING—DATA ANALYSIS FOR ESTERO BAY South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: November 20, 2007

$20,000 $0 $20,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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ECONOMIC RELIEF TO FIShERMEN Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: December 1, 2007

$460,000 $0 $460,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

INTERJURISDICTIONAL MARINE FIShERIES RESEARCh U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: February 1, 2008

$819,440 $273,158 $1,092,588

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

OYSTER MONITORING IN ThE NORThERN ESTUARIES ON ThE COAST OF FLORIDA South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: April 10, 2008

$474,715 $0 $474,715

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

CRYSTAL RIVER MONITORING University of South Florida Grant Start Date: June 1, 2008

$115,709 $0 $115,709

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ASSESSING ThE RELATIVE VALUE OF OYSTER POPULATIONS, SAMPLED FROM OYSTER REEF, ARTIFICIAL SEAWALL, MANGROVE, AND RESTORED hABITATS Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: July 1, 2008

$93,946 $0 $93,946

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

PEACE RIVER NETWORK FISh COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT YEAR TWO Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: August 25, 2008

$100,000 $0 $100,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

COOPERATIVE REEF FISh RESEARCh AND MONITORING FOR ThE WEST FLORIDA ShELF U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 1, 2008 ALTERNATIVE GEAR TO REDUCE DEBRIS IN ThE FLORIDA LOBSTER FIShERY National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant Start Date: November 1, 2008

$1,670,833 $0 $1,670,833

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$109,104 $109,154 $218,208

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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ST. JOhNS RIVER FIShERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING PROJECT EXPANSION PROJECT III U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: January 6, 2009 hBMP FOR TAMPA BYPASS CANAL/ALAFIA RIVER WATER SUPPLY PROJECTS University of South Florida, College of Marine Science Grant Start Date: January 12, 2009 ASSESSMENT OF COASTAL WATER RESOURCES AND WATERShED CONDITIONS IN AND ADJACENT TO CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEAShORE FL Institute of Technology Grant Start Date: February 13, 2009 hABITAT UTILIZATION AND RESOURCE PARTITIONING OF APEX PREDATORS IN COASTAL RIVERS OF SOUThEAST FLORIDA SEG.3 U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: March 1, 2009 ST JOhNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT FREShWATER INFLOW EFFECTS ON FIShES AND INVERTEBRATES U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: March 19, 2009 ASSESSMENT OF FLORIDA’S MARINE AND FREShWATER hATChERY PROGRAMS /MARINE COMPONENT U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: April 1, 2009 CONTINUATION OF RELATIVE ABUNDANCE MONITORING AND SAMPLE PROCESSING OF SMALLTOOTh SAWFISh IN ThE ChARLOTTE hARBOR ESTUARINE SYSTEM, FLORIDA U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: April 8, 2009 LEMON BAY FIShERIES-INDEPENDENT MONITORING PROJECT Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council Grant Start Date: April 27, 2009

$166,700 $0 $166,700

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$656,641 $0 $656,641

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$10,000 $0 $10,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$203,782 $67,927 $271,709

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$20,000 $0 $20,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$769,551 $256,528 $1,026,069

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$40,000 $0 $40,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$42,000 $0 $42,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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CORAL REEF FISh SPAWNING AGGREGATION RESEARCh IN ThE FLORIDA KEYS National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant Start Date: May 15, 2009 AN ECOSYSTEM APPROACh TO BOTTLENOSE DOLPhIN MERCURY CONCENTRATIONS Florida Atlantic University Grant Start Date: May 21, 2009 A DIRECTED STUDY OF ThE RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER FIShERIES IN ThE GULF OF MEXICO ALONG ThE WEST FLORIDA ShELF U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2009 SARASOTA BAY FIShERIES-INDEPENDENT-MONITORING SAMPLING Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Grant Start Date: June 24, 2009 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF MARINE ZONING IN ThE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: July 2, 2009 IMPROVED INDICES OF JUVENILE AND PRE-FIShERY ABUNDANCE FOR GRAY SNAPPER, GAG AND OThER ESTUARINE-DEPENDENT REEF FIShES ALONG ThE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 SURVIVAL OF DISCARDED REEF FISh SPECIES IN ThE RECREATIONAL FIShERY USING AT-SEA OBSERVER SURVEYS AND MARK-RECAPTURE METhODS OFF ThE FLORIDA COAST IN ThE GULF OF MEXICO U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 ChARACTERIZATION OF RECREATIONAL-DISCARD COMPOSITION AND MORTALITY RATES FOR GRAY SNAPPER AND OThER ESTUARINE-DEPENDENT REEF FIShES WIThIN A GULF COAST ESTUARY AND NEARShORE FLORIDA WATERS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009

$68,231 $0 $68,231

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$9,650 $0 $9,650 $999,000 $0 $999,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$100,000 $0 $100,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$100,000 $0 $100,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$218,245 $0 $218,245

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$185,427 $0 $185,427

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$222,495 $0 $222,495

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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TESTING ThE EFFICACY OF COMMERCIALLY-AND RECREATIONALLY-USED hOOKED GEAR TO AUGMENT EXISTING FIShERIES-INDEPENDENT SURVEYS OF REEF FIShES ON ThE WEST FLORIDA ShELF U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF IMPORTANT ShALLOW-WATER SNAPPER SPECIES IN SOUTh FLORIDA AND ThE FLORIDA KEYS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 DERELICT SPINY LOBSTER TRAPS IN ThE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 EVALUATION OF GEAR MODIFICATIONS DESIGNED TO REDUCE ThE MOVEMENT OF SPINY LOBSTER TRAPS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 A MULTISPECIES APPROACh FOR IMPROVING ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF ESTUARINE AND COASTAL SPORT FISh STOCKS IN FLORIDA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: August 15, 2009 RECRUITMENT AND ADULT ABUNDANCE OF OYSTERS IN ThE LOWER ST. LUCIE ESTUARY AND IN FRINGE hABITATS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: September 1, 2009 ARRA-ThREATENED CORAL RECOVERY IN FL AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS Nature Conservancy Grant Start Date: September 2, 2009 ARRA- OYSTER REEF RESTORATION, CSA JOB#2245 CSA International Grant Start Date: September 21, 2009

$321,813 $0 $321,813

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$195,500 $0 $195,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$91,296 $0 $91,296

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$145,744 $0 $145,744

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$460,561 $153,570 $614,081

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$5,239 $0 $5,239

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$234,323 $0 $234,323

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$128,827 $0 $128,827

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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MERCURY ANALYSIS OF SPORTFISh COLLECTED/CCAFS TRIDENT SUBMARINE BASIN Innovative Health Applications Grant Start Date: December 15, 2009 RECFIN/COM/FIN INFORMATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES 2010 Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: January 1, 2010 FEAThER SOUND RESTORATION Tampa Bay Estuary Program Grant Start Date: February 19, 2010 FIShERY-DEPENDENT SPORT-FISh DATA COLLECTION U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: March 1, 2010 MARINE RECREATIONAL FIShERY STATISTICAL DATA COLLECTION-SEG. 26 U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: April 1, 2010 INVESTIGATIONS INTO MARINE GAMEFISh ABUNDANCE, ECOLOGY, AND LIFE hISTORY IN FLSEG23 U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: April 1, 2010 POPULATION GENETICS OF MARINE SPORTFISh SPECIES FOR FIShERIES MANAGEMENT STOCK ENhANCEMENT U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: April 1, 2010 DEFINING FISh NURSERY hABITATS: AN APPLICATION OF OTOLITh ELEMENTAL FINGERPRINTING IN TAMPA BAY, FL U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey Grant Start Date: April 1, 2010

$2,500 $0 $2,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$2,512,814 $0 $2,512,814 $40,000 $0 $40,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$319,907 $106,686 $426,543

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$1,348,272 $449,474 $1,797,696

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$1,435,374 $478,458 $1,913,832

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$354,461 $118,204 $472,615

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$20,000 $0 $20,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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USE OF POLYhALINE SEAGRASS, FIShES ChARLOTTE hARBOR ESTUARY Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: April 1, 2010

$41,000 $0 $41,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SMALLTOOTh SAWTOOTh RESEARCh AND OUTREACh: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2010

$2,440,244 $331,262 $2,771,456

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF MARINE ZONING IN ThE FKNMS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 18, 2010

$100,000 $0 $100,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SAN SEBASTIAN RIVER WATER QUALITY MONITORING CDM Grant Start Date: June 25, 2010

$9,325 $0 $9,325

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

MARINE RECREATIONAL IMPROVEMENT PROGM [MRIP] - PILOT LOGBOOK STUDY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$49,950 $0 $49,950

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ACCSP - hEAD/ChARTER BOATS INCREASE INTERCEPT SAMPLING LEVELS (MRFSS) U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2010

$71,638 $0 $71,638

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

EVALUATION OF GOLIATh GROUPER U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2010

$100,000 $0 $100,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DEEPWATER hORIZON OIL SPILL: ASSESSING IMPACTS Florida Atlantic University Grant Start Date: August 13, 2010

$39,400 $0 $39,400

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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MULTISPECIES APPROACh FOR IMPROVING MGT OF ESTUARINE/COASTAL FISh STKS IN FL U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: August 15, 2010

$580,561 $193,570 $774,081

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

REVIEW OF ThE BIOLOGY AND POPULATION DYNAMICS OF ThE BLUE CRAB Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: September 10, 2010

$5,103 $0 $5,103

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

AN ECOSYSTEM APPROACh TO EVALUATING EFFECTS DIETARY MERCURY ON ATLANTIC BOTTLENOSE DOLPhINS Florida Atlantic University Grant Start Date: September 23, 2010

$21,000 $0 $21,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG—BIODIVERSITY LINKS TO hABITAT IN FLORIDA WEST COAST WATERS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: Grant Start Date: June 1, 2007

$136,500 $136,500 $273,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG—ASSESSING ThE IMPORTANCE OF hORSEShOE CRAB EGGS IN DIETS OF MIGRATING SEABIRDS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: June 1, 2007

$112,158 $112,158 $224,316

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG—ChARACTERIZATION OF NEKTON ASSEMBLAGES W/SEAGRASS WIThIN NEW RNA AND ADJACENT DTNP U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2008

$135,081 $135,131 $270,162

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FREShWATER FIShERIES RESEARCh
LAKE OKEEChOBEE BENThIC MACROINVERTEBRATES COMMUNITY STRUCTURE South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: August 22, 2005 $225,000 $138,554 $363,534 Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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STATEWIDE LONG-TERM MERCURY MONITORING IN LARGEMOUTh BASS AND OThER BIOINDICATORS Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: January 26, 2007

$378,136 $0 $378,136

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FISh COLLECTION IN BROWARD, MARTIN, MIAMI-DADE, OKEEChOBEE, PALM BEACh & ST.LUCIE COUNTIES South Florida River Water Management District Grant Start Date: October 1, 2007 WMD: SPAWNING MICROhABITATS FOR AMERICAN ShAD AT ThE ST JOhNS RIVER—POTENTIAL FOR MINIMUM FLOWS AND LEVELS St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: February 19, 2008 EVALUATION OF NEWNANS LAKE BLACK CRAPPIE FIShERY PRIOR TO 2009 ROUGh FISh hARVEST St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: December 10, 2008 LAKE OKEEChOBEE BENThIC MACROINVERTEBRATES COMMUNITY STRUCTURE South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: March 20, 2009 ASSESSMENT OF FLORIDA’S MARINE AND FREShWATER hATChERY PROGRAMS /FREShWATER COMPONENT U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: April 1, 2009 GUM SPRINGS FISh COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT AND hABITAT SUITABILITY CURVE DEVELOPMENT Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: June 8, 2009

$423,465 $0 $423,465

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$90,000 $266,409 $356,409

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$14,950 $0 $14,950

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$70,917 $0 $70,917

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$82,750 $27,603 $110,333

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$22,000 $0 $22,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SPAWNING MICROhABITATS FOR AMERICAN ShAD AT ThE ST. JOhNS RIVER SEGMENT 2 U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: October 1, 2009

$87,844 $29,281 $117,125

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

80 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

BLACK CRAPPIE FIShERY IN NEWNANS LAKE St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: October 1, 2009

$5,950 $0 $5,950

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

GUM SPRINGS FISh COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT, hABITAT SUITABILITY CURVE DEVELOP/ YEAR 2 Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: May 18, 2010

$7,500 $0 $7,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

POPULATION GENETICS OF FREShWATER FIShES FOR FISh MANAGEMENT AND STOCK ENhANCEMENT U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$156,815 $52,272 $209,087

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

RIVER MONITORING U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$385,154 $128,405 $513,539

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

STOCK ENhANCEMENT OF LARGEMOUTh BASS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$241,802 $80,621 $322,403

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

LARGEMOUTh BASS MORTALITY COMPONENT U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$202,676 $67,579 $270,235

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

BLACK CREEK CRAYFISh BASELINE SURVEY Florida Department of Military Affairs Grant Start Date: September 29, 2010

$26,500 $0 $26,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG—FREShWATER MUSSELS OF FLORIDA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: June 1, 2007

$293,205 $293,205 $586,410

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 81

WILDLIFE RESEARCh
WhOOPING CRANE REINTRODUCTION IN FLORIDA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: October 1, 1999 PRODUCTIVITY OF WOOD STORKS IN NORTh AND CENTRAL FLORIDA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2002 SEA TURTLE STRANDING AND SALVAGE NETWORK—ATLANTIC COAST U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 17, 2004 hABITAT USE, SURVIVAL, AND MOVEMENTS OF FEMALE MOTTLED DUCKS IN ThE EVERGLADES AGRICULTURE AREA Ducks Unlimited Grant Start Date: October 14, 2004 BALD EAGLE POPULATION MONITORING IN FLORIDA Wildlife Foundation of Florida Grant Start Date: March 28, 2006 RIGhT WhALE RECOVERY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN: AERIAL SURVEYS AND GIS SUPPORT U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 28, 2006 A MOTTLED DUCK SURVEY REDESIGN U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: October 18, 2006 DEVELOPMENT OF IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER SEARCh EFFORTS IN FLORIDA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: January 1, 2007 $281,828 $0 $281,828 Grantor State/In-Kind Total $1,050,000 $0 $1,050,000 Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$45,000 $0 $45,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$19,200 $0 $19,200

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$60,000 $0 $60,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$3,074,304 $0 $3,074,304

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$130,000 $0 $130,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$42,328 $0 $42,328

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

82 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

MANATEE RESPONSE TO BOATS—DISNEY CONSERVATION Wildlife Foundation of Florida Grant Start Date: July 1, 2007

$15,000 $0 $15,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DOCUMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF SEA TURTLE MORTALITY AND MORBUNDITY IN FLORIDA U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 1, 2007

$169,522 $57,598 $227,070

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ENhANCEMENT OF WORK TO IDENTIFY DISEASES OF SEA TURTLES IN FLORIDA U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 7, 2007

$19,975 $0 $19,975

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ALLIGATOR AND AMPhIBIAN MONITORING ON ThE LAKE APOPKA NORTh ShORE RESTORATION AREA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: June 15, 2008

$109,232 $0 $109,232

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

UPDATING ThE COMPREhENSIVE FLORIDA SEA TURTLE STRANDING REPORT AND CONTINUING COORDINATION OF ThE FLORIDA SEA TURTLE STRANDING AND SALVAGE NETWORK U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 11, 2008

$25,000 $0 $25,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DEVELOPMENT OF SAMPLING STRATEGY FOR ThE ANNUAL BALD EAGLE SURVEY IN FLORIDA Wildlife Foundation of Florida Grant Start Date: October 21, 2008

$39,894 $0 $39,894

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DOCUMENTATION OF MANATEES AT TECO POWER PLANTS-2009 Tampa Electric Company Grant Start Date: February 26, 2009

$5,000 $0 $5,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

LONG-TERM STUDY OF SEA TURTLES IN FLORIDA BAY U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: May 1, 2009

$125,000 $0 $125,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 83

COORDINATING FLORIDA’S SEA TURTLE STRANDING AND SALVAGE NETWORK U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2009 PELAGIC-STAGE SEA TURTLES IN ThE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO: DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, GENETIC STOCKS, BEhAVIOR PATTERNS AND DIET U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2009 CONTINUATION OF LONG TERM STUDY OF SEA TURTLES IN FLORIDA BAY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2009 NECROPSY TRAINING FOR INCREASED QUALITY OF LEVEL A, B, AND C DATA COLLECTION BY SOUThEAST CETACEAN STRANDING NETWORK U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 OCALA BALD EAGLE MONITORING U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Grant Start Date: September 1, 2009 FLORIDA NESTING BEACh SURVEYS-SNBS AND INBS (ENhANCED SEA TURTLE CONSERVATION PROGRAM) U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: October 1, 2009 AERIAL SURVEYS OF EASTERN PINELLAS COUNTY ShORELINE TO COLLECT MANATEE DATA Pinellas County Grant Start Date: October 1, 2009 MANATEE CARCASS RECOVERY AND INVESTIGATION U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: January 1, 2010

$184,913 $63,408 $248,271

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$119,726 $53,896 $173,572

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$107,875 $37,793 $145,618

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$99,946 $35,293 $135,149

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$12,500 $0 $12,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$19,116 $6,422 $25,488

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$20,650 $0 $20,650

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$40,000 $0 $40,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

84 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

MARSh BIRD MONITORING IN COASTAL AND FREShWATER hABITATS OF FL U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: January 27, 2010

$50,000 $0 $50,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DOCUMENTATION OF MANATEES AT TECO POWER PLANTS-2010 Tampa Electric Company Grant Start Date: March 2, 2010

$5,000 $0 $5,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

TELEMETRY-CAPE CANAVERAL ENERGY CENTER CONVERSION PROJECT Florida Power and Light Grant Start Date: March 3, 2010

$250,000 $0 $250,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FL MARINE TURTLE RESEARCh AND CONSERVATION U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2010

$1,003,186 $341,792 $1,344,928

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

GENETIC IDENTIFICATION OF MANATEES IN SOUThWEST FLORIDA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service June 1, 2010

$20,080 $0 $20,080

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

BLACK BEAR hABITAT USE STUDY- CAMP BLANDING Florida Department of Military Affairs Grant Start Date: September 29, 2010

$41,000 $0 $41,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG - EFFECTS OF hUMAN-INDUCED hABITAT MODIFICATION ON MULTIPLE ShOREBIRDS AND SEABIRDS IN FL U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2009

$153,232 $153,232 $306,464

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG - SURVEY OF WINTER-BREEDING AMPhIBIAN SPECIES IN ThE PENINSULA U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: January 1, 2010

$28,378 $28,400 $56,778

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 85

ECOSYSTEM ASSESSMENT AND RESTORATION
PERMANENT MONITORING STATIONS FOR JOhNSON’S SEAGRASS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 20, 2002 CORAL REEF EVALUATION AND MONITORING PROJECT U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant Start Date: October 1, 2002 SEAGRASS AND WATER QUALITY MONITORING IN BIG BEND REGION Suwannee River Water Management District Grant Start Date: March 25, 2003 ANALYSIS, DESIGN, & IMPLEMENTATION OF JOhNSON’S SEAGRASS DISTRIBUTION & ABUNDANCE SURVEYS U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 17, 2005 BREVETOXIN ACCUMULATION IN FISh AND POTENTIAL hUMAN hEALTh IMPACTS University of North Carolina Wilmington U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: October 1, 2005 MONITORING TOXIC ALGAE IN ThE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: August 31, 2006 ECOhAB: KARENIA NUTRIENT DYNAMICS IN ThE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 1, 2006 ANALYSIS OF BREVETOXINS IN STRANDED DOLPhINS, SEA TURTLES, AND SEABIRDS Mote Marine Laboratory Grant Start Date: September 1, 2006 $168,912 Grantor $0 State/In-Kind $168,912 Total $137,300 $0 $137,300 Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$1,622,497 $202,180 $1,824,627

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$189,000 Grantor $0 State/In-Kind $189,000 Total

$235,436 Grantor $0 State/In-Kind $235,436 Total

$222,706 Grantor $0 State/In-Kind $222,706 Total

$4,887,920 Grantor $0 State/In-Kind $4,887,920 Total

$56,600 $0 $56,600

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

86 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

FLORIDA hARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM TASK FORCE 7 Florida Department of Health Grant Start Date: October 1, 2006

$7,494 $0 $7,494

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SAXITOXIN FISh POISONING RESEARCh 7 Florida Department of Health Grant Start Date: October 1, 2006

$30,161 $0 $30,161

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SAXITOXIN FISh POISONING RESEARCh 8 Florida Department of Health Grant Start Date: July 1, 2007

$10,054 $0 $10,054

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

JOhNSON’S SEAGRASS FIELD SURVEY AND DOCK STUDY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: July 15, 2007

$32,298 $0 $32,298

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SEAGRASS RECOVERY IN TAMPA BAY: FINE-SCALE SPATIAL ANALYSIS Tampa Bay Estuary Program Grant Start Date: September 5, 2007

$35,000 $0 $35,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

JOhNSON SEAGRASS DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE SURVEY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: February 29, 2008

$50,000 $0 $50,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SEAGRASS INTEGRATED MAPPING AND MONITORING PROGRAM Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: July 1, 2008

$131,000 $0 $131,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

INVESTIGATION OF EFFICACY OF ChOLESTYRAMINE AS A TREATMENT FOR BREVETOXICOSIS IN STRANDED LOGGERhEADS AND DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANTS Mote Marine Laboratory Grant Start Date: September 1, 2008

$28,440 $0 $28,440

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 87

DRY TORTUGAS NATIONAL PARK CORAL REEF MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT PROJECT U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service Grant Start Date: September 25, 2008

$340,125 $0 $340,125

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DETECTION OF KARENIA BREVIS BLOOMS IN ThE GULF OF MEXICO: EVALUATE TEChNOLOGIES U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant Start Date: October 1, 2008 SOUThEAST FLORIDA CORAL REEF EVALUATION AND MONITORING PROJECT (SECREMP) Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: February 23, 2009 SOUTh FLORIDA FIShERIES hABITAT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM (FhAP-SF) South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: March 25, 2009 JOhNSON’S SEAGRASS DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE SURVEY, MONITORING OF POPULATIONS IN ThE SOUThERN RANGE AND INVESTIGATION INTO ThE BIOLOGICAL ThREAT OF SALINITY ThROUGhOUT ThE SPECIES’ RANGE U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: April 13, 2009 SEAGRASS INTEGRATED MAPPING AND MONITORING PROGRAM YEAR 3 Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: July 1, 2009 ChRONIC WASTING DISEASE SURVEILLANCE IN FREE-RANGING CERVIDS U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 AVIAN INFLUENZA SURVEILLANCE U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Grant Start Date: August 6, 2009

$649,326 $97,010 $746,326

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$390,000 $0 $390,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$676,500 $0 $676,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$155,812 $0 $155,812

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$150,000 $0 $150,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$45,000 $9,992 $54,992

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$50,000 $0 $50,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

88 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

REMOTE SENSING DECISION SUPPORT FOR WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT AND SEAGRASS PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT IN FLORIDA’S BIG BEND REGION National Aeronautics and Space Administration Grant Start Date: August 7, 2009 CORAL REEF/hARDBOTTOM MONITORING FKNMS (CREMP) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant Start Date: October 1, 2009 MONITORING OF TOXIC ALGAE IN ThE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: October 14, 2009

$399,260 $0 $399,260

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$760,000 $162,291 $922,241

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$98,000 $0 $98,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

FDEP SPONSORShIP hARMFUL ALGAL BLOOM CONTROL AND MITIGATION WORKShOP Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: January 19, 2010

$10,000 $0 $10,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

BREVETOXINS IN MORTALITY OF COYOTES AND DOGS U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service Grant Start Date: February 7, 2010

$2,500 $0 $2,500

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

EPA COASTAL WATERS SURVEY Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: May 1, 2010

$530,000 $0 $530,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

hEALTh MONITORING OF FL SPORTFISh- SEGMENT 15 U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: June 1, 2010

$514,038 $171,396 $685,384

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

MONITORING/MAPPING ACROPORID CORALS: MULTISTATE PROGRAM U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: June 1, 2010

$4,258,551 $384,932 $4,643,433

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 89

PYRODIMIUM CYST TRAINING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION COMMISSION Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission Grant Start Date: June 8, 2010

$3,000 $0 $3,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

AUTONOMOUS MEASUREMENT AND NETWORK MODELING OF WATER QUALITY IN SARASOTA BAY Florida Department of Environmental Protection/FCMP Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$130,491 $0 $130,491

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SEAGRASS INTEGRATED MAPPING AND MONITORING PROGRAM - YEAR 4 Florida Department of Environmental Protection/FCMP Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$150,000 $0 $150,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

AVIAN INFLUENZA SURVEILLANCE U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Grant Start Date: July 20, 2010

$50,000 $0 $50,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DEVELOPMENT OF A JOhNSON’S SEAGRASS RESTORATION PLAN U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: July 22, 2010

$20,000 $0 $20,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ChRONIC WASTING DISEASE SURVEILLANCE U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Grant Start Date: August 1, 2010

$45,000 $9,992 $54,992

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SURVEILLANCE OF VIRAL hEMORRhAGIC SEPTICEMIA VIRUS (VhSV) IN WILD/FERAL SUSCEPTIBLE SPECIES U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Grant Start Date: September 21, 2010

$29,266 $0 $29,266

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

MONITORING OF TOXIC ALGAE IN ThE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON St. Johns River Water Management District Grant Start Date: September 27, 2010

$93,000 $0 $93,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

90 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

#SWG—EVALUATION OF TEChNIQUES TO RESTORE SEAGRASS hABITATS AFTER SEVERE BOAT DAMAGE U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: June 1, 2007 #SWG - ENhANCE SEAGRASS MONITOR TOOLKIT FOR ChARACTERIZING STATUS/TRENDS OF SEAGRASS ABUNDANCE U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2009 #SWG - DISEASE SURVEILLANCE IN SELECTED SPP OF GREATEST CONSERVATION NEED - BATS AND AMPhIBIANS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$196,052 $196,052 $392,104

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$91,500 $91,500 $183,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$142,587 $142,587 $285,174

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

INFORMATION SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT
DATA MANAGEMENT PROGRAM—FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY U.S. Environmental Protection Agency October 1, 2002 UPDATE COAST GUARD DISTRICT 7 DIGITAL AREA CONTINGENCY PLAN U.S. Coast Guard Grant Start Date: September 10, 2005 MAINTENANCE OF METADATA OF ONGOING RESEARCh AND MONITORING PROJECTS IN ThE BIG CYPRESS BASIN South Florida Water Management District Grant Start Date: December 1, 2006 SUPPORT/MAINTENANCE FOR SERVING MAPS OF CORAL AND LIVE/hARD BOTTOM ESSENTIAL FISh hABITAT South Atlantic Fishery Management Council U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: October 1, 2007 $81,680 $0 $81,680 Grantor State/In-Kind Total $425,000 $27,406 $452,356 Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$100,000 $0 $100,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$93,000 $0 $93,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 91

FLORIDA OCEANS COUNCIL—RESOURCE ASSESSMENT AND RESEARCh REVIEW Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: January 15, 2008

$262,567 $0 $262,567

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DIGITAL AREA CONTINGENCY PLANS FOR ThE PANhANDLE AREA OF FLORIDA Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: June 4, 2008

$40,000 $0 $40,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

SOUTh CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES: SEAMAP South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Grant Start Date: August 21, 2008

$104,004 $0 $104,004

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

NPS—LIDAR SURVEYS FOR OFFShORE PORTIONS OF BISCAYNE BAY U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: September 4, 2008

$15,000 $0 $15,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

DIGITIZE AREA CONTIGENCY PLAN FOR SAN JUAN AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS U.S. Coast Guard Grant Start Date: September 16, 2008

$65,000 $0 $65,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

MAINTENANCE OF ThE SOUThEAST FLORIDA CORAL REEF INITIATIVE INTERNET MAP SERVICE Florida Department of Environmental Protection Grant Start Date: January 1, 2009

$30,000 $0 $30,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

GEODATABASE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE FOR ACROPORA SPAWNING U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: March 23, 2009

$60,000 $0 $60,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

ACROPORA SPAWNING OBSERVATIONS AND OUTREACh U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: April 8, 2009

$45,000 $0 $45,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

92 Programs of the fish and Wildlife research institute 2010—2011

REMOTE SENSING AND GEOGRAPhIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) ANALYSES FOR FREShWATER FIShERIES RESOURCES U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2009 PRIORITIZED PANhANDLE SEAGRASS hABITAT MAPPING Florida Department of Environmental Protection/FCMP Grant Start Date: July 1, 2009 IMPLEMENTATION OF REGIONAL INTEGRATED OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEMS, SUPPORT OF RCOOS DEVELOPMENT IN SECOORA - YEAR 2 South Carolina SeaGrant U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2009 REVISION OF ChARLESTON AND SAVANNAh DIGITAL ACP U.S. Coast Guard Grant Start Date: August 10, 2009 FKNMS DATA MANAGEMENT WATER QUALITY PROTECTION U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant Start Date: October 1, 2009 BAY MINI-GRANT FOR ThE “DIGITAL BOATING AND ANGLING GUIDE: UPDATES” PROJECT Tampa Bay Estuary Program Grant Start Date: December 10, 2009 SATELLITE EARTh IMAGES FOR ThE REGULATORY DEVELOPMENT OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration Grant Start Date: January 8, 2010 FLORIDA KEYS TARBALL RESPONSE U.S. Coast Guard Grant Start Date: March 24, 2010

$163,711 $54,571 $218,282

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$60,132 $0 $60,132

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$26,422 $0 $26,422

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$86,000 $0 $86,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$60,000 $4,059 $64,009

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$6,784 $3,398 $10,132

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$50,000 $0 $50,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$7,000 $0 $7,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

current grant aWards 93

SUPPORT & MAINTENANCE OF ThE hABITAT AND ECOSYSTEM INTERNET MAP SERVER & ARCGIS SERVICES-2010 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: March 31, 2010 GAME-GEOSPATIAL ASSESSMENT OF MARINE ECOSYSTEMS U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant Start Date: April 1, 2010 ENhANCEMENT OF A RECREATIONAL FIShERIES COMPONENT OF ThE MRGIS - SEG 21 U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: May 1, 2010 BOATING AND ANGLING GUIDE TO ThE FLORIDA KEYS WEB SITE Mote Marine Laboratory Grant Start Date: May 1, 2010 AUDUBON: BOATING AND ANGLING GUIDE TO DUVAL COUNTY Duval County Audubon Society Grant Start Date: June 9, 2010 IMPLEMENTATION OF REGIONAL IOOS: SUPPORT OF RCOOS DEVELOPMENT IN SECOORA/DATA MANAGEMENT South Carolina SeaGrant U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2010 IMPLEMENTATION OF REGIONAL IOOS: SUPPORT OF RCOOS DEVELOPMENT IN SECOORA/MODELING South Carolina SeaGrant U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grant Start Date: August 1, 2010

$35,223 $0 $35,223

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$241,911 $0 $241,911

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$405,400 $135,183 $540,533

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$9,082 $0 $9,082

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$9,234 $0 $9,234

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$26,422 $0 $26,422

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$34,194 $0 $34,194

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG—EXTENDED FUNDING FOR ThE FWRI QUANTITATIVE DATA MANAGER POSITION U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: Grant Start Date: June 1, 2007

$139,072 $139,072 $278,144

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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#SWG—MAPPING ShALLOW-WATER hABITATS, KEYS CORAL REEF U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: Grant Start Date: September 10, 2007 #SWG - DETERMINE NUMBER,LOCATION,SIZE, CORAL COVER FOR PATCh REEFS, MIDDLE AND UPPER FL KEYS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2009 #SWG - SPATIO-TEMPORAL DYNAMICS OF SEA TEMPERATURE ON ThE OUTER REEF TRACT U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: January 1, 2010 #SWG - MAXIMIZING ThE VALUE OF FLORIDA’S PRIORITY SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION ThROUGh DATA COORDINATION & QUALITY ASSURANCE U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010 #SWG - hISTORICAL AND MODERN PATTERNS OF BIODIVERSITY IN CORAL REEFS WITh EMPhASIS ON SPP OF GREATEST CONSERVATION NEED U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$375,000 $375,000 $750,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$120,938 $120,938 $241,876

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$40,000 $40,000 $80,000

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$151,763 $151,763 $303,526

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

$63,498 $63,498 $126,996

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

OFFICE OF ThE DIRECTOR
COORDINATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF FLORIDA’S MARINE SPORT FISh RESTORATION GRANTS U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: March 1, 2011 $15,878 $5,293 $21,171 Grantor State/In-Kind Total

#SWG - FLORIDA LAND COVER MAP U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grant Start Date: July 1, 2010

$247,356 $247,356 $494,712

Grantor State/In-Kind Total

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Publications

Adams, D.H. 2009. Consistently low mercury concentrations in dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus, an oceanic pelagic predator. Environmental Research, v.109, p.697-701. Adams, D.H. 2009. Mercury in wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri, from offshore waters of the southeastern United States and the Bahamas. Baseline / Marine Pollution Bulletin, v.60, p.139-151. Blewett, D.A., P.W. Stevens, T.R. Champeau, and R.G. Taylor. 2009. Use of rivers by common snook Centropomus undecimalis in southwest Florida: a first step in addressing the overwintering paradigm. Florida Scientist, v.72 no.4, p.310-324. Blumenthal, J.M., A. Abreu-Grobois, J.J. Austin, A.C. Broderick, M.W. Bruford, M.S. Coyne, G. EbanksPetrie, A. Formia, P.A. Meylan, A.B. Meylan, and B.J. Godley. 2009. Turtle groups or turtle soup: dispersal patterns of hawksbill turtles in the Caribbean. Molecular Ecology, v.18, p.4841-4853. Carollo, C. and D.J. Reed. 2010. Ecosystem-based management institutional design: balance between federal, state, and local governments within the Gulf of Mexico Alliance. Marine Policy, v.34, p.178-181.

Champeau, T.R., P.W. Stevens, and D.A. Blewett. 2009. Comparison of fish community metrics to assess long-term changes and hurricane impacts at Peace River, Florida. Florida Scientist, v.72 no.4, p.289309. Colchero, F., O.L. Bass Jr., R. Zambrano, and J.A. Gore. 2010. Clustered nesting and vegetation thresholds reduce egg predation in sooty terns. Waterbirds, v.33 no.2, p.169-178. Collins, A.B. 2008. A preliminary assessment of the abundance and size distribution of goliath grouper Epinephelus itajara within a defined region of the central eastern Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the 61st Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, p.184-190. Diemer Berish, J.E., L.D. Wendland, R.A. Kiltie, E.P. Garrison, and C.A. Gates. 2010. Effects of mycoplasmal upper respiratory tract disease on morbidity and mortality of gopher tortoises in northern and central Florida. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, v.46 no.3, p.695-705. Dotson, J.R., M.S. Allen, W.E. Johnson, and J. Benton. 2009. Impacts of commercial gill-net bycatch and recreational fishing on

a Florida black crappie population. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, v.29, p.1454-1465. Endries, M., B. Stys, G. Mohr, G. Kratimenos, S. Langley, K. Root, and R. Kautz. 2009. Wildlife Conservation Habitat Needs in Florida: Updated Recommendations for Strategic Habitat Conservation Areas. Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Technical Report TR-15. x + 178 p Feeley, M.W., O.J. Luiz Jr., and N. Zurcher. 2009. Colour morph of a probable queen angelfish Holacanthus ciliaris from Dry Tortugas, Florida. Journal of Fish Biology, v.74, p.2415-2421. Feldheim, K.A., D.D. Chapman, C.A. Simpfendorfer, V.P. Richerds, M.S. Shivji, T.R. Wiley, G.R. Poulakis, J.K. Carlson, R. Eng, and S. Sagarese. 2010. Genetic tools to support the conservation of the endangered smalltooth sawfish, Pristis pectinata. Conservation Genetics Resources, Published Online, DOI 10.1007/s12686-0109175-8. Flewelling, L.J., D.H. Adams, J.P. Naar, K.E. Atwood, A.A. Granholm, S.N. O’Dea, and J.H. Landsberg. 2010. Brevetoxins in sharks and rays

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(Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from Florida coastal waters. Marine Biology, v.157, p.1937-1953. Flowers, H.J., W.E. Pine III., A.C. Dutterer, K.G. Johnson, J.W. Ziewitz, M.S. Allen, and F.M. Parauka. 2009. Spawning site selection and potential implications of modified flow regimes on viability of Gulf sturgeon populations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, v.138, p.1266-1284. Harding, D., J. Wiggin, E. Mahoney, D. Bordner, D. Stynes, M. Thomas, and F. Lupi. 2009. Florida Boating Access Facilities Inventory and Economic Study Including a Pilot Study for Lee County. Executive Summary. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Tallahassee, Florida. iv + 20 p. Heupel, M.R., B.G. Yeiser, A.B. Collins, L. Ortega, and C.A. Simpfendorfer. 2010. Long-term presence and movement patterns of juvenile bull sharks, Carcharhinus leucas, in an estuarine river system. Marine and Freshwater Research, v.61, p.1-10. Hostetler, J.A., J.W. McCown, E.P. Garrison, A.M. Neils, M.A. Barrett, M.E. Sunquist, S.L. Simek, and M.K. Oli. 2009. Demographic consequences of anthropogenic influences: Florida black bears in north-central Florida. Biological Conservation, v.142, p.2456-2463.

Jenkins, K.L.M. and R. McBride. 2009. Reproductive biology of wahoo, Acanthocybium solandri, from the Atlantic coast of Florida and the Bahamas. Marine and Freshwater Research, v.60, p.893-897. Kadison, E., E.K. D’Alessandro, G.O. Davis, and P.B. Hood. 2010. Age, growth, and reproductive patterns of the great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda, from the Florida Keys. Bulletin of Marine Science, v.86 no.4, p.773-784. Knapp, A.R. and C.H. Purtlebaugh. 2009. Relative abundance and distribution of sand seatrout (Cynoscion arenarius) in relation to environmental conditions, habitat, and river discharge in two Florida estuaries. Gulf of Mexico Science, v.26 no.2, p.89-99. Krysko, K.L, K.M. Enge, E.M. Donlan, E.A. Golden, J.P. Burgess, and K.W. Larson. 2009. The non-marine herpetofauna of Key Biscayne, Florida. Herpetological Conservation and Biology, v.5 no.1, p.123-142. Leverone, J.R., S.P. Geiger, S.P. Stephenson, and W.S. Arnold. 2010. Increase in bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) populations following releases of competent larvae in two west Florida estuaries. Journal of Shellfish Research, v.29 no.2, p.395-406.

Loggins, R.E., J.A. Gore, L.L. Brown, L.A. Slaby, and E.H. Leone. 2010. A modified track tube for detecting beach mice. Journal of Wildlife Management, v.74 no.5, p.1154-1159.

Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K., N. Henderson, J. Llopiz, S. Walters, J. Bickford, and R. Muller. 2009. Defining a spawning population (spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus) over temporal, spatial, and demographic scales. Marine Ecology Progress Series, v.394, p.231-245.

Lowerre-Barbieri, S.K. 2009. Reproduction in relation to conservation and exploitation of marine fishes. In Barrie G.M. Jamieson, ed. Reproductive biology and phylogeny of fishes (Agnathans and bony fishes). Pp.371-394. Enfield: Science Publishers.

Mallison, C.T. and B.Z. Thompson. 2010. Planting strategies to reestablish aquatic grasses. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management, v.48, p.52-55. Martyniuk, C.J., K.J. Kroll, W.F. Porak, C. Steward, and H.J. Grier. 2009. Seasonal relationship between gonadotropin, growth hormone, and estrogen receptor mRNA expression in the pituitary gland of largemouth bass. General and Comparative Endocrinology, v.163, p.306-317.
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McBride, R.S., K.J. Sulak, P.E. Thurman, and A.K. Richardson. 2009. Age, growth, mortality, and reproduction of roughtongue bass, Pronotogrammus martinicensis (Serranidae), in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Science, v.27 no.1, p.30-38.

Miller, K.E. and D.L. Leonard, Jr. 2010. Partial predation at cavity nests in southern pine forests. Southeastern Naturalist, v.9 no.2, p.395-402. Miller, K.E. and J.A. Smallwood. 2009. Breeding-site fidelity of southeastern American kestrels (Falco sparverius paulus). Journal of Raptor Research, v.43 no.4, p.369-371. Moravec, F., E.J. Fajer-Avila, and M. Bakenhaster. 2009. Philometra floridensis sp. n. (Nematoda: Philometridae) from the ovary of red drum Sciaenops ocellatus (Osteichthyes: Sciaenidae) off the coast of Florida, USA. Journal of Helminthology, v.84, p.49-54. Mullen, L.M., S.N. Vignieri, J.A. Gore, and H.E. Hoekstra. 2009. Adaptive basis of geographic variation: genetic, phenotypic and environmental differences among beach mouse populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, v.276, p.3809-3818. Onorato, D., C. Belden, M. Cunningham, D. Land, R. McBride, and M. Roelke. 2010. Long-term research on the Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi): historical findings and future obstacles to population persistence. Chapter 21 in: David W. MacDonald and Andrew J. Loveridge, eds. Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids. Pp.453-469.

Quist, M.C., K.I. Bonvechio, and M.S. Allen. 2009. Statistical analysis and data management. Chapter 11 in: Scott A. Bonar, Wayne A. Hubert, and David W. Willis, eds. Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fishes. Pp. 171-194.

McBride, R.S., J.E. Harris, A.R. Hyle, and J.C. Holder. 2010. The spawning run of blueback herring in the St. Johns River, Florida. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, v.139, p.598-609.

Ruzicka, R. and D.F. Gleason. 2009. Sponge community structure and antipredator defenses on temperate reefs of the South Atlantic Bight. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 11 pp. (article in press) doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2009.08.011

McBride, R.S., C.R. Rocha, R. RuizCarus, and B.W. Bowen. 2010. A new species of ladyfish, of the genus Elops (Elopiformes: Elopidae), from the western Atlantic Ocean. Zootaxa, v.2346, p.29-41.

Scheick, B.K., M.W. Cunningham, J.W. McCown, and M.A. Orlando. 2009. Anchor modification for a foot-hold snare to capture American black bears. Ursus, v.20 no.1, p.47-49.

McCown, J.W., P. Kubilis, T.H. Eason, and B.K. Scheick. 2009. Effect of traffic volume on American black bears in central Florida, USA. Ursus, v.20 no.1, p.39-46.

Snodgrass, D. and C.W. Harnden. 2009. Composition of fish species on oceanside beach habitats in the Florida Keys. Florida Scientist, v.72 no.2, p.153-170.

Miller, K.E. 2010. Nest-site limitation of secondary cavity-nesting birds in evenage southern pine forests. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, v.122 no.1, p.126-134.

Solomon, J.J. and D.M. Tremain. 2009. Recruitment timing and spatial patterns of estuarine use by young-ofthe-year Florida pompano, Trachinotus carolinus, in northeastern Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science, v.85 no.2, p.133-148.

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Stevens, P.W., M.F.D. Greenwood, C.F. Idelberger, and D.A. Blewett. 2010. Mainstem and backwater fish assemblages in the tidal Caloosahatchee River: Implications for freshwater inflow studies. Estuaries and Coasts, v.33, p.1216-1224. Stevens, P.W. and D.A. Blewett. 2010. Posthurricane recovery of riverine fauna reflected in the diet of an apex predator. Estuaries and Coasts, v.33, p.59-66. Stevenson, D.J., M.R. Bolt, D.J. Smith, K.M. Enge, N.L. Hyslop, T.M. Norton, and K.J. Dyer. 2010. Prey records for the eastern indigo snake (Drymarchon couperi). Southeastern Naturalist, v.9 no.1, p.1-18. Steward, C.A., K.D. DeMaria and J.M. Shenker. 2009. Using otolith morphometrics to quickly and inexpensively predict age in the gray angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus). Fisheries Research, v.99, p.123-129. Tripp, K.M., J.P. Verstegen, C.J. Deutsch, R.K. Bonde, M. de Wit, C.A. Manire, J. Gaspard, and K.E. Harr. 2010. Evaluation of adrenocortical function in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Zoo Biology, v.29, p.1-15. Uhrin, A.V., M.O. Hall, M.F. Merello, and M.S. Fonseca. 2009. Survival and expansion of mechanically transplanted seagrass sods. Restoration Ecology, v.17 no.3, p.359-368.

Van Den Bussche, R.A., J.B. Lack, D.P. Onorato, L.C. Gardner-Santana, B.R. McKinney, J.D. Villalobos, M.J. Chamberlain, D. White Jr., and E.C. Hellgren. 2009. Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of black bears (Ursus americanus) in central and southern North America: conservation implications. Journal of Mammalogy, v.90 no.5, p.10751082. Wallace, E.M. and M.D. Tringali. 2010. Identification of a novel member in the family Albulidae (bonefishes). Journal of Fish Biology, v.76, p.1972-1983. Walsh, J.J., R.H. Weisberg, J.M. Lenes, F.R. Chen, D.A. Diertle, L. Zheng, K.L. Carder, G.A. Vargo, J.A. Havens, E. Peebles, D.J. Hollander, R. He, C.A. Heil, B. Mahmoudi, and J.H. Landsberg. 2009. Isotopic evidence for dead fish maintenance of Florida red tides, with implications for coastal fisheries over both source regions of the West Florida shelf and within downstream waters of the South Atlantic Bight. Oceanography, v.80, p.51-73. Wendland, L.D., J. Wooding, C.L. White, D. Demcovitz, R. Littell, J. DiemerBerish, A. Ozgul, M.K. Oli, P.A. Klein, M.C. Christman, and M.B. Brown. 2010. Social behavior drives the dynamics of respiratory disease in threatened tortoises. Ecology, v.91 no.5, p.1257-1262.

Winner, B.L., D.A. Blewett, R.H. McMichael Jr., and C.B. Guenther. 2010. Relative abundance and distribution of common snook along shoreline habitats of Florida estuaries. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, v.139, p.62-79.

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Partnerships

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Archbold Biological Station Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Auburn University Avian Research and Conservation Institute Bat Conservation International Bermuda Aquarium Big Cypress National Preserve Biscayne Bay National Park Bonefish and Tarpon Trust California State Polytechnic University (Pomona) Caribbean Conservation Corporation Center for Retrovirus Research Central Florida Zoological Park Century Commission for a Sustainable Florida (CLIP) Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program Choctawhatchee Bay Alliance City of Tampa

Coast Guard Auxiliary Collier County Pollution Control and Prevention Center Delta Waterfowl Station Disney’s Animal Kingdom Ducks Unlimited, Inc. Eckerd College Ecostudies Institute, Inc. Ecosystem Management and Restoration Trust Fund Environmental Defense Fund Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County Escambia County, Environmental Services Division ESI Everglades National Park Florida A&M University Florida Atlantic University Florida Caribbean Science Center Florida Coastal Ocean Observing System Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Florida Department of Forestry Florida Department of Health Florida Department of Transportation Florida Division of Emergency Management Florida Gulf Coast University Florida Institute of Oceanography Florida Institute of Technology Florida Integrated Science Center Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Florida Museum of Natural History Florida Natural Areas Inventory Florida Ocean and Coastal Council Florida Park Service Florida Sea Grant Florida State Library Florida State University Florida Wild Turkey Federation Georgia Department of Natural Resources Georgia Directorate of Public Works Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Gulf and South Atlantic Fisheries Foundation

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Gulf of Mexico Alliance Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observatory System Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Hart Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies Harvard University Hillsborough County Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute Idaho State Univeristy Illinois Natural History Survey Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program Innovative Health Applications Institute of Parasitology, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic Biology Centre International Crane Foundation Inwater Research Group IUCN Marine Turtle Specialist Group Jacksonville University Lake County Water Authority Lee County

Lowry Park Zoo Manatee County Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Miami Seaquarium Michigan State University Midwestern State University Monterey Bay Aquarium and Research Institute Mote Marine Laboratory National Aeronautics and Space Administration National Audubon Society National Cancer Institute National Cancer Research Institute National Coral Reef Institute National Fish and Wildlife Foundation National Gap Analysis Program National Museum of Natural History National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Park Service National Undersea Research Center Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County New England Aquarium

NOAA NOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment NOAA—Coastal Services Center NOAA—National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NOAA—National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA—National Ocean Service North American Crane Foundation Northwest Florida Water Management District Nova Southeastern University Ocean Research and Conservation Association Old Dominion University Oregon State University Pinellas County Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Saint Catherine’s Island Foundation Sanibel Sea School Sarasota Bay National Estuary Program Sarasota County SeaWorld of Florida Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
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Solutions To Avoid Red Tide, Inc. South Atlantic Fishery Management Council South Carolina Department of Natural Resources South Carolina Sea Grant South Florida Water Management District Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association Southeast Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study Southwest Florida Coral Reef Initiative Southwest Florida Water Management District St. Johns River Water Management District Suwannee River Water Management District Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy Tampa Bay Estuary Program Texas A&M University The Nature Conservancy U.S. Air Force

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Department of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture, APHIS-Veterinary Services U.S. Department of Defense U.S. Department of Interior U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Food and Drug Administration U.S. Forest Service U.S. Geological Survey U.S. Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center U.S. Minerals Management Service U.S. National Wildlife Refuges (St. Vincent, Lower Suwannee, Chassahowitzka) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Unidad Mazatlán en Acuicultura y Manejo Ambiental University of British Columbia University of Central Florida University of Charleston University of Florida

University of Florida, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences University of Georgia University of Maryland University of Massachusetts - Boston University of Miami University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science University of North Carolina at Wilmington University of South Florida University of South Florida, Department of Integrative Biology University of South Florida, College of Marine Science University of South Florida, St. Petersburg College of Business University of Southern Mississippi University of Tennessee University of West Florida University of Wisconsin Virginia Institute of Marine Science Wayne Station College White Oak Conservation Center Wildlife Foundation of Florida Wildlife Trust

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