Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study Contacts

Contact information for the tarpon genetic recapture study group.

Mailing Address
FWC-Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Attn: Tarpon Genetics
100 8th Avenue SE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

E-mail: TarponGenetics@MyFWC.com

Hotline: 800-367-4461 (toll-free in Florida)

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