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Mote releases snook with data research transponders

Mote releases snook with data research transponders

Mote Marine Laboratory scientists released approximately 450 juvenile snook into Phillippi Creek in Sarasota County on Tuesday, June 13, for ongoing studies of habitat-use patterns of these important sportfish. The fish were raised at Mote Aquaculture Research Park (MAP) and fitted with PIT tags (passive integrated transponders), which will be detected when the snook swim […]

July 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote Marine and FWC release snook into Sarasota Bay

Mote Marine and FWC release snook into Sarasota Bay

On Aug. 15, scientists with Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released hatchery-reared juvenile snook into the wild as part of an ongoing program designed to find the most effective methods to replenish and enhance wild snook populations. The species is one of Florida’s most popular sport fish and plays an […]

August 24, 2014 | Posted in Key Fishing, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »