Welcome to the Florida Sea Grant Library. Here you’ll find our latest publications and links that will take you to publications from throughout the national Sea Grant network. Visit the links at the left to view publications by topic.

To order publications, email the publication number and title to benjaminmurphy@ufl.edu. Be sure to include your mailing address and phone number.

The National Sea Grant Library provides a searchable, full-text database of all the publications from the nation’s 33 Sea Grant programs.

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State of the Science for Harmful Algal Blooms in Florida: Karenia brevis and Microcystis spp.

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In August 2019, Florida Sea Grant hosted the Florida Harmful Algal Bloom State of the Science Symposium which brought together experts to discuss the current state of HABs research in Florida. This consensus document describes the current state of knowledge, identifies data gaps, and prioritizes research needs for moving the state of HABs science forward.

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2019 Florida Sea Grant Site Review Briefing Book

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This briefing book provides an overview of efforts Florida Sea Grant undertook during the 2014-17 strategic planning cycle. The book was created as part of the program’s national site review in November 2019.

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2017-18 Florida Sea Grant Program Highlights

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In addition to highlighting several research projects, this annual report includes financials and recognizes our scholarship and fellowship recipients.

SGEB 75 Dune Restoration for the Florida Panhandle

Dune Restoration and Enhancement for the Florida Panhandle

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This manual can assist managers and homeowners with development of dune restoration goals.

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Barotrauma and the Successful Release of Fish Caught in Deep Water

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If you catch a fish you aren't going to keep, help it survive and get back to the deep! This brochure will show you how!

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Assessment of the Economic Impact Associated with the Recreational Scallop Season in Hernando County, Florida

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This study identifies the origin of scallopers in Hernando County and quantifies the economic benefits derived from coastal and waterway access during recreational scalloping season in Hernando County.

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Why Are Horseshoe Crabs Important?

Horseshoe crabs are an ancient and unique species that benefit humans as well as the natural world.

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Responsible Boating Protects Seagrass Meadows

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Whether you're a visiting or resident boater, you can take action to reduce risks to critical seagrasses in Florida.

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Responsible Boating Protects Coral Reefs

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Responsible boating will help protect the only living barrier reef system in the continental United
States and help prevent costly damage to boats.

the future of harmful algae blooms in florida inland and coastal waters

The Future of Harmful Algal Blooms in Florida Inland and Coastal Waters

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There is evidence that harmful algal blooms will become more severe and more difficult to control in the future because of warming caused by climate change.

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Florida Sea Grant: Where Innovation Meets Impact

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A 28-page publication featuring stories about how Florida Sea Grant helps coastal communities and businesses.

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2018-2021 Florida Sea Grant College Program Strategic Plan

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Our 2018-21 strategic plan addresses pressing coastal and ocean issues in Florida and the surrounding region for the period 2018-2021 with relevant and innovative research, outreach and education.

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Streamlining Resiliency: Regulatory Considerations in Permitting Small-Scale Living Shorelines in Florida

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This publication outlines the various permit options available for constructing living shorelines while focusing on the new, small-scale living shorelines permit exemption.

a boaters guide to oil and fuel spills

A Boater’s Guide to Handling Fuel and Oil Spills

Work or play along the Gulf coast? Know what to do in the event of an accidental spill.

Popular Publications

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2017-18 Florida Sea Grant Program Highlights

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In addition to highlighting several research projects, this annual report includes financials and recognizes our scholarship and fellowship recipients.

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Florida Trend Report: Swimming in Plastic

This report discusses the problem of plastic and microplastic in Florida waters and how Sea Grant agents are encouraging residents to reduce their plastic footprint.

recreational harvest of the florida bay scallop hernando county

Recreational Harvesting of the Florida Bay Scallop: Hernando County

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A map of access routes to the boat ramps and marinas in Hernando County plus the latest information on scallops and scalloping, the recommended equipment, and a few tasty recipes.

recreational harvest of the florida bay scallop citrus county

Recreational Harvesting of the Florida Bay Scallop: Citrus County

SGEF-233

A map of access routes to the boat ramps and marinas in Citrus County plus the latest information on scallops and scalloping, the recommended equipment, and a few tasty recipes.

New in Print from Florida Sea Grant (Archives)

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