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These are representative examples of hook sizes and styles researchers observed during the tarpon catch-and-release mortality study in Boca Grande Pass from 2002 to 2004.


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FWC Facts:
Scientists can determine the age of a fish by counting growth rings, similar to growth rings of a tree, on otoliths, the “inner ear bones” of fish.

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