Sea Grant

Florida Sea Grant Marine Extension Program
Science Serving Florida's Coast

The Sea Grant Marine Extension Program represents an academically based statewide research education and extension partnership of universities, state and federal agencies, local businesses and private citizens working with living marine resources, coastal processes and development, and marine industries. Florida Sea Grant envisions a future where people use our coastal and marine resources in ways that capture the economic and social benefits they offer, while preserving their quality and abundance for future generations.

Areas of Expertise and Service to Manatee County

  • Recreational and commercial fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Estuarine ecology
  • Reef fish ecology
  • Artificial reefs
  • Marine resource management
  • Fisheries regulations
  • Marine science education

Sea Grant Resources

Need more information? Contact:

Angela Collins, Ph.D.
Florida Sea Grant Agent
(941)722-4524 ext. 1826

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