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Tarpon Genetics

The Tarpon Genetics Recapture Study concluded in 2015. It used the analysis of tarpon DNA to establish a DNA "fingerprint" of tarpon in Florida. DNA samples were collected and submitted by volunteers eager to protect the silver kings through better understanding of tarpon biology. Check out the archived newsletters for additional details.

Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study Newsletters
Read past newsletters issued by the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study.

Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study FAQ
Find answers about this completed study, a joint project of the FWC's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and Mote Marine Laboratory.