Bonefish & Tarpon Trust


BTT applies its research and credibility as a science-based organization to policy advocacy in Florida, other US states, and other countries across the Caribbean. Help us bring science to the fight!

Win Back Our Water

Florida’s waterways are vital to our state’s economy, ecology, and overall wellbeing and if we band together we can create a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable future for Florida.


The SHARKED Act will establish a task force of fisheries managers and shark experts responsible for addressing shark depredation. This will be the first step in building our knowledge to improve management and mitigate depredation nationally.

Louisiana Modified Menhaden Fishery Rules

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a Notice of Intent to establish a one-mile coastwide buffer against industrial-scale netting. The NOI would also increase penalties for fish spills, which negatively impact sensitive coastal habitats.