Marine Data and Map Products
Quick Maps - Google Earth Data
Many GIS data layers from the Center for Spatial Analysis have been converted to Google
Earth-compatible files for easy viewing within the free Google Earth viewer. These files
are updated on an ongoing basis. Check back often for new and updated datasets.
Marine Resources GIS (MRGIS) - Downloads
Data and maps are available for download from this site. Data from the Marine Resources GIS database
are abailable in shapefile format.
Request Marine GIS Data CD
Every year, FWRI compiles a collection of marine GIS data layers in shapefile format. This is
available on the Marine Resources GIS data CD. Copies of this CD can be obtained by e-mailing
a request to
Marine Resources Aerial Imagery Database
The FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute is exploring the use of satellite imagery and
computer software as a time- and cost- saving alternative to manual seagrass mapping.
Unified Florida Reef Tract Map
The Unified Florida Reef Tract Map (Unified Reef Map) provides a consistent geospatial framework
for management, monitoring, and characterization of the Florida reef tract from Martin County to
the Dry Tortugas.
FWRI Boating and Angling Guide Series
The Boating and Angling Guide Survey
Tell us what you think about and how you use the Boating and Angling Guides
by filling out this survey.
About FWRI Boating and Angling Guides
Since 1992, the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute has been producing a statewide series of
educational boater guides that target anglers and boaters to inform them about Florida's
coastal and marine ecosystems.
Access to Online Boating and Angling Guides
The online Boating and Angling Guides complement the printed versions. The digital guides
contain all information found on the printed versions, as well as detailed and interactive
maps. Users may zoom and print specific sections of the guides.