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Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

Natural Habitats at FMEL

trees and bushes along sandy road through a hammock area

road going through overhanging oak treesHammocks
low bushes with few trees

Florida Scrub

mnagrove trees and its roots Mangrove Forest
small island in the indian river lagoon with low bushes Spoil Islands
flooded area of the forest Freshwater Wetlands
diagram of impoundment structures Impoundments

Indian River Laggon

Shallow water body that is seperated from the ocean by a barrier

Plant Species List

Seagrass Beds

Seagrass beds are one of the most important habitats of the IR Lagoon