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Last Monday, two members of the BTT science team – Lucas Griffin and Jacob Brownscombe – traveled to the Florida Keys to help locate underwater receivers used in our acoustic telemetry research. Current projects that utilize acoustic telemetry, including the Bahamas Initiative, Costa’s Project Permit and the Tarpon Acoustic Tagging Project, rely on receivers, or […]

Now or Neverglades! No words have ever meant more in the history of Everglades restoration. With the passage last spring of SB10, we won a hard-fought victory to begin restoring the Everglades by returning much needed freshwater flow south to Florida Bay and ending damaging discharges from Lake Okeechobee. Although this landmark legislation was cause […]

Atlantis Bonefish Collection

January 18, 2018

Over the past ten years Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, working alongside our many collaborators, has gained valuable insight into bonefish spawning behavior, but there is still a lot we don’t know. One way we’re trying to decipher the riddles of bonefish spawning is through the Bonefish Restoration Research Project, a collaboration with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation […]

by Aaron J. Adams, Ph.D. Director of Science and Conservation, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, and Senior Scientist, Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Much the same way that duck hunters have been instrumental in saving wetlands, recreational anglers can lead the charge in saving mangroves and other habitats that are essential to our fisheries. Without […]

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and Dorsey Pictures, the world’s leader in outdoor lifestyle television programming, are pleased to announce that the 7th season of the award-winning television series Buccaneers & Bones is now airing on Outdoor Channel. Viewers can watch the acclaimed series on Friday at 11 am ET, Saturday at 4pm ET, and Sunday at […]

The Bonefish Restoration Research Project (BRRP), a major initiative sponsored by Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, has successfully induced spawning of wild bonefish and hatched the fertilized eggs into larvae. This is a first for this species, and a major step in the organization’s efforts to spawn and raise bonefish in captivity.  The project, which is […]