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Saturday tarpon pull nets strong haul of juvenile silver kings 

March 21, 2024
By Staff Report
During a routine check of the tarpon spawning grounds at Lemon Bay Conservancy’s Wildflower Preserve, researchers found over 30 juvenile Megalops atlanticus that were identified and quickly put back in wetlands to continue to mature.  “The nice thing is that they were larger fish,” said researcher Philip Stevens, of Florida Fish and Wildlife’s finfish fisheries, […]

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