Over 1,000 species of fish are found in Florida's fresh water habitats and coastal waters.
Florida is the number 1 recreational fishing destination in the country.
Florida has more than 300 species of bees; 29 of these are endemic to Florida (found nowhere else).
There are two mammalian species that are found only in Florida: the FL Mouse and FL Bonneted Bat.
Total number of resident and non-resident anglers [3.7 million].
There are 11 native palm species in Florida; this is more than any other state in the continental U.S.
Amount of money anglers spend in Florida [$5.4 billion].
Angler supported jobs in Florida [78,000]
Florida has more than 3,000 miles of coastline,excluding the Keys. More than any other state except Alaska.
In Florida, there are more than 5.5 million acres of swamps (wetlands dominated by trees).
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