FIT: University Researchers Observe Surprising Bonefish Spawning Behavior in the Bahamas

FIT: University Researchers Observe Surprising Bonefish Spawning Behavior in the Bahamas

FIT: University Researchers Observe Surprising Bonefish Spawning Behavior in the Bahamas

Bonefish, also called gray ghosts, are among the most elusive and highly prized fishes sought by recreational anglers in the Florida Keys, Bahamas and similar tropical habitats around the world. Bonefish support a fishery worth hundreds of millions of dollars annually, but this fishery is threatened in many areas by habitat loss and degradation, and by overfishing. Scientists are scrambling to identify and protect critical habitats and identify other ways to conserve this vital fishery.

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