General Information about Tarpon
Learn a small part of the rich history of the tarpon fishery along
with present management efforts, tarpon life history and internal
anatomy, catch records and more.
Close examination of the anatomy of the tarpon jaw helps reveal why these powerful and widely sought fish are so difficult to hook and land.
Take a tour of the outside and insides of a 220 pound Atlantic
tarpon (Megalops atlanticus
This article is a list of interesting facts about tarpon.
Fishing for tarpon is always exciting, but on June 16, 2003,
researchers from FWC's Florida Marine Research Institute (FMRI)*
witnessed a particularly amazing, and most likely,
This summary life history of Tarpon (Megalops atlanticus
) includes information about age and growth, distribution and migration, and feeding habits.
A species account for tarpon (Megalops atlanticus) in Florida.