Tarpon Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes, 1847  


MBP received a record from a 47-inch specimen tagged in the Lower Keys, Florida on 5/12/2017 and detected off Ocean City, Maryland on 7/24/2018!

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This Tarpon was tagged in the Lower Keys of Florida on 5/12/2017. It measured 47 inches. The transmitter was detected 14 months later in Maryland waters off Ocean City (7/24/2018). Team members shown here are Lucas Griffin (top), Rob Gibson (middle), and Danny Flynn (bottom). Photo by Jacob Brownscombe. (MBP list)

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