2002–2004: Tarpon Catch-and-Release Mortality Study, Boca Grande Pass (REVISED AND UPDATED SEPTEMBER 11, 2013)

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) biologists have completed a study designed to measure Atlantic tarpon catch-and-release fishing mortality in Boca Grande Pass, Florida.


From 2002-2004, FWRI biologists studied the effect of catch-and-release fishing mortality on Atlantic tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in Boca Grande Pass, Florida.


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