Bonefish & Tarpon Trust

BTT is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to conserving and restoring bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries and habitats through ...

Bonefish Epigenetics Sampling in Biscayne Bay

September 21, 2016

Read the full article

BTT and University of Massachusetts Amherst concluded a successful research trip collecting non-lethal blood samples from bonefish in Miami’s backyard, beautiful Biscayne Bay. A total of 25 blood samples were collected from Miami to North Key Largo in a mere five days thanks to the expertise of Captains Carl Ball, Martin Carranza, and Mo Estevez. We even collected a record 18 bonefish in one day with Captain Carl Ball - talk about a great day of bonefishing! Read on to find out what we're learning from these blood samples!

Body of water

Fish species