27
Sep

NMFS approved Florida East Coast pelagic longline research project has been discontinued

We have good news to report! The recently NMFS approved Florida East Coast pelagic longline research project has been discontinued.  Through collaborative lobbying efforts by Gray FishTag (GFR) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and other groups, the academic institution Nova Southeastern University has decided to halt and discontinue the research project.  This is a great day and amazing …

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24
Aug

Gray FishTag Research opposes recent Long-lining Research EFP approval

Gray FishTag Research (GFR) opposes the recent approval of the EFP application that would allow pelagic longlining (PLL) research in the northern portion of the Florida East Coast (FEC) closed area.  Official Memorandum Gray FishTag Research (GFR) opposes the recent approval of the EFP application that would allow pelagic longlining (PLL) research in the northern portion of the Florida East …

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8
Aug

GrayFishTag Research welcomes Squidnation as our latest sponsor.

We are excited to announce our most recent sponsor. With an immediate donation, SQUIDNATION (www.squidnation.com) has come aboard as a contributor for the Gray FishTag Research program. The initial donation will be used towards the purchase of a PSAT Archival Tag that will be deployed on a Striped Marlin later this year. More details on this event will be shared later …

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31
Jul

Successful Electronic Tagging Expedition on Roosterfish in Costa Rica

Roosterfish Electronic Tagging Study Summary of events from Roosterfish Electronic Tagging that took place in Los Sueños Resort and Marina and Marina Pez Vela, Costa Rica. Gray FishTag Research recently completed Phase 1 of the Roosterfish tagging study in the name of John DeVries.  Thanks to a generous donation from Seaguar Fluorocarbon, the GFR team travelled to the central Pacific …

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27
Apr
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Donation from Seaguar Fluorocarbon allows continuation of a four-part Roosterfish PSAT satellite tag study

Donation from Seaguar Fluorocarbon allows continuation of a four-part Roosterfish PSAT satellite tag study Gray FishTag Research is proud to announce the news that the organization received a donation from Seaguar Fluorocarbon, the largest producer of the best fluorocarbon leader material. The donation is instrumental and will allow the continuation of a four-part Rooster fish-tagging study that started in Costa Rica …

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31
Mar
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Cobia Recaptured Healthy after 452 Days

Cobia Recaptured Healthy after 452 Days GFR1219, originally Named “Cathy” was caught 152 miles from original tag location.  Download Study The Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) named “Cathy” (Tag ID: GFR1219) was originally tagged & released by angler John Ozer on December 16, 2015 while fishing just a few miles south/east of Key Biscayne, Florida. Mr. Ozer chartered a boat with legendary …

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31
Aug
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Gray FishTag Research – FECOP Science Collaborative Alliance

2016 Student Scholarship Grants Program Science and Development Program – FECOP, Gray FishTag Research – FECOP Science Collaborative Alliance   Introduction and Objective Gray FishTag Research (GFR) and The Costa Rican Fishing Federation (FECOP) collaborative alliance to strengthen the scientific research in the Costa Rican sport fisheries is now underway. The objective of this united initiative is to support the conservation …

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14
Mar

Gray FishTag Research welcomes welcome Ocean City Sunset Marina to the Research program

We are very excited to welcome Ocean City Sunset Marina (MD) to the GrayFishTag Research program. Sunset Marina is the first Official Research Center on the east coast of the continental USA. This is great news as it will allow us to collaboratively tag and study additional fish species in a new geographically significant region.  http://ocsunsetmarina.com

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14
Apr

Costa Del Mar Sunglasses becomes the latest sponsor of Gray FishTag Research.

We are proud to welcome Costa Del Mar Sunglasses as the newest sponsor of Gray FishTag Research. “The commitment from Costa is instrumental for the continued growth of our fish tagging program,” says Bill Dobbelaer, General manager of Gray Taxidermy. Costa Del Mar is a long time supporter of the fishing industry and advocate of fish conservation. Costa is also a …

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