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Spotted Seatrout

Spotted Seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) range throughout Florida's bays and coastal waters.

2005 Red Tide Impacts on Fish Spawning in Tampa Bay
A discussion of the effects of recent, intense red tide blooms on the biology and ecology of spotted seatrout and other studied species in the Tampa Bay estuary.

Mapping Spawning Habitat of Spotted Seatrout in Tampa Bay
Biologists map data from passive acoustic surveys throughout Tampa Bay to better understand spawning site preferences of spotted seatrout.

Spotted Seatrout Gill Net Survey
Adult spotted seatrout are being collected in lower Tampa Bay to evaluate the effect of the 2005 red tide event on the population.

Spotted Seatrout Research in Tampa Bay—An Overview
Biologists at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute are conducting various studies on one of the most sought after sportfish on Florida's gulf coast, the spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus).

Tagged Spotted Seatrout and Snook are in Tampa Bay
The purpose of this article is to inform anglers in the Tampa Bay area of Florida about the presence of and what to do with spotted seatrout and snook that are implanted with external dart tags and internal sonic tags.

Spotted Seatrout Stock Assessment
An assessment of the status of spotted seatrout in Florida waters.

Spotted Seatrout Species Account
A species account for spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) in Florida.

Spotted Seatrout Reproduction in Tampa Bay
Tracking and listening techniques reveal facts about the reproductive habits of the sport fish species Cynoscion nebulosus in the Tampa Bay area.

Spotted Seatrout Reproductive Success (VIDEO)
Learn how researchers use DNA to connect juvenile spotted seatrout to an adult spawning population in Tampa Bay.

Movement Ecology and Reproductive Resilience (MERR) Laboratory Publications
Read articles published by the Movement Ecology and Reproductive Resilience (MERR) Laboratory since 2003 on a variety of species including spotted seatrout, sand seatrout, red drum, red snapper, and snook.