Biscayne Bay is one of the most valuable natural resources in South Florida. It is an important estuary that provides critical habitat and other ecological, environmental, and economic benefits to the region. Biscayne Bay is designated as an aquatic park and conservation area by Miami-Dade County and is enjoyed by millions of residents and visitors every year. The Bay provides habitat for a myriad of fauna and flora including some endangered species. More than 800 species can be found in the Bay including more than 500 fish species and more than 150 species of shrimp, crabs, and lobsters, along with migratory birds which roost and forage in the estuary.
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