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Cooperative Research on Tuna

Picture by: Tag-A-Giant (with permission) Picture taken on: January 25th, 2003

Tags: Recraeational fishing cooperative research bluefin tuna

Recreational anglers and scientists from Stanford and Duke Universities, along with the Montery Bay Aquarium and NOAA Fisheries, have placed over 700 electronic tags in bluefin tuna off the coast of the Carolinas. The data from implantable archival tags has been critical for establishing the basic biology of Atlantic bluefin and the patterns of movement to feeding and breeding grounds.

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