The Tarpon Genetics Recapture Study uses the analysis of tarpon DNA to establish a DNA "fingerprint" of tarpon in Florida. DNA samples are collected and submitted by volunteers eager to protect the silver kings through better understanding of tarpon biology. Learn about the purpose, mechanics, and early results of this study and how you can play an active and vital role in this research.
Read past newsletters issued by the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study.
Find answers about this completed study, a joint project of the FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and Mote Marine Laboratory.