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Three Day April Taging Trip to Everglades National Park

It’s been almost a month since our first tagging trip to the Everglades and the waters have warmed bringing the promise of a successful tarpon tagging trip. In addition to myself, Jiangang, Chris and Bruce from TBRC, we had three … Continue reading

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Whitewater Bay Trip

The fishing reports for tarpon in the Whitewater Bay region of the Everglades National Park didn’t look promising due to several late cold fronts that recently swept through south Florida.  Despite Mother Nature’s late spring curve-ball, the Ault lab took … Continue reading

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Everglades Hydro-Acoustic Data Download Trip with FIU

Adam and Phil (FIU) have been working with hydro-acoustics in the Everglades for several years and Chris and I wanted to learn as much as we could from their experience. We were also interested in scouting locations for our receiver … Continue reading

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Construction of Receiver Mounts

As part of our research project we are collaborating with both Dr. Mike Heithaus’s  (http://www2.fiu.edu/~heithaus/ ) and Dr. Jennifer Rehage’s (http://www2.fiu.edu/~rehagej/rehage_news.html)  labs at FIU to install a single hydro-acoustic array to track the movements of multiple species. Before we deployed … Continue reading

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Overnight Research Trip to Everglades National Park

As 2012 drew to a close, we observed a 95 pound tarpon (tarpon 219), tagged in the Charlotte Harbor area, repeatedly enter the Everglades National Park System. These forays appeared to roughly coincide with the passing of atmospheric cold fronts. … Continue reading

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