11
Sep

Gray FishTag Satellite Tags Pop-off and data is recorded

Satellite Tags Pop off and are delivering data We are thrilled to announce that two of the Pop-Off Satellite Archival Tags [PSAT] we deployed during the “Los Gatos” expeditions earlier this year in Costa Rica have Popped-Off. We are currently in the process of gathering and analyzing the data. We will have an initial movement pattern of both Roosterfish soon, …

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28
Aug
GFR6486-Swordfish-Recapture

Swordfish Recaptured after 238 Days!!

On December 16, 2017 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius) was tagged with a Gray FishTag conventional tag (GFR6486) It was caught, tagged and released by angler Anthony DiMare while fishing with Captain Nick Stanczyk aboard the Broad Minded charter boat out of Bud’N Mary’s Marina, Islamorada, Florida USA. The group was fishing the waters about 25 miles east of Islamorada.  The Swordfish was …

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15
Aug
The Ingrams

Gray FishTag recovers a Satellite tag off the coast in Costa Rica

INCREDIBLE STORY!!!! FRIENDS…  last week we had a Satellite Tag recovered in Costa Rica. Talk about a needle in a haystack. The odds of recovering one of these tags after popping off are “one in a million.”  However, thanks to great friends, a great team and world-wide support we got it. A Pop-Up Satellite Archival Tag (PSAT) that was originally deployed …

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1
Jun
Striped Bass Tagged

Gray FishTag Research to kick-off new tagging effort at Manhattan Cup Fishing Tournament

Download Press Release Gray FishTag Research has named The Fisherman Magazine and its headquarters to become an Official Research Center for the program. The plan is to target striped bass and other regional species in an effort to learn more about this Northeastern fishery. As a kickoff to Gray FishTag’s  tagging efforts throughout the Northeast region, General Manager of Gray Taxidermy, …

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11
May

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado Names New Head of Fisheries

Join us in congratulating Gray FishTag Research Advisory Board Member and Scientist Mr. Moises Mug on his latest appointment to become the head of INCOPESCA, the governing body of all fisheries in Costa Rica.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: San Jose, Costa Rica May 10, 2018 Contact: Todd Staley, todd@fecop.org The loss of a great scientist is turning into a big …

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11
May
Gray FishTag featured in The Fisherman Magazine

Gray FishTag Research and The Fisherman Magazine Striped Bass Study

Gray FishTag Research and The Fisherman Magazine team up for the Northeast Striped Bass tagging effort. We are proud and humbled to be featured in the May issue of The Fisherman Magazine where our latest initiative, the Northeast Striped Bass tagging effort is outlined. We like to thank Mr. Mike Caruso (Gray FishTag Research Advisory Board Member and Publisher of …

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24
Apr

Gray FishTag Research continuing groundbreaking Roosterfish study

“Los Gatos” Roosterfish Study Satellite tags to be deployed on Roosterfish in Costa Rica The Gray FishTag Research team will be travelling to Costa Rica this coming weekend to continue the groundbreaking research into Roosterfish movement and behavior. The GFR team will be deploying 1 satellite tag and 2 implantable tags during this expedition. The owner of Marina Pez Vela …

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23
Apr
Gray FishTag Research Class seminar

Gray FishTag Research visited Beachside Montessori Village

Gray FishTag Research visited Beachside Montessori Village to educate students about FishTagging As part of the World Fish Migration Day 2018 Gray Fish Tag visited students at the Beachside Montessori Village to educate them about Fish Tagging and a mixture of fish science and fish biology. It was a true pleasure seeing all the kids so involved and we hope …

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10
Apr
GFR3815-Blacktip-Shark-Recovery

Gray FishTag Research – Blacktip Shark Recaptured after 164 Days

Blacktip Shark Recaptured after 164 Days!!  Download PDF The Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) named “Lucky” (Tag ID: GFR3815) was originally tagged & released by angler Shawn Friedbacher while fishing with Captain Ed McCormick aboard the Shark Ventures charter boat on September 22nd, 2017.  The guys were fishing the Northern Gulf of Mexico coastal waters just off Crystal River, Florida, USA. …

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20
Mar
Gray FishTag Research Center Official Logos

Gray FishTag Research Centers are continuing ground breaking research

Gray FishTag Research is proud to acknowledge the hard, consistent and productive work that is being done by our Research Centers and their crews. The continued efforts are truly helping our initiative in being able to analyze the data coming in from the tagged fish and providing relevant information. In Costa Rica alone, the four research centers: Marina Pez Vela, …

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17
Nov

Striped Marlin Satellite Tag Study Day 2 – Tracy

 Striped Marlin “Tracy” PSAT Satellite Tag Study Species: Kajikia audax • Catch Date: Nov. 1st, 2016 • Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico The Striped Marlin “Tracy” was caught by angler Dave Bulthuis of Costa Sunglasses, and tagged with a satellite tag (PSAT) on Nov. 1st, 2016. The PSAT stayed on the fish and collected data for 38 days. Fish length …

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17
Nov

Striped Marlin Satellite Tag Study by GrayFishTag Research – Bill Gray

Striped Marlin “Bill Gray” PSAT Satellite Tag Study Species: Kajikia audax • Catch Date: Nov. 1st, 2016 • Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico The Striped Marlin “Bill Gray” was caught by angler Dave Bulthuis of Costa Sun Glasses on Nov. 1st, 2016, and tagged with a satellite tag (PSAT). The PSAT stayed on the fish and collected data for 68 …

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31
Oct

PSAT Satellite tag being deployed on Striped Marlin

Gray FishTag Research Team heads to Cabo San Lucas, MX to deploy PSAT Satellite tag on Striped Marlin …and the the weathers perfect! Sat tagging a striped marlin in the morning if they cooperate, sounds like it was on today! Thanks to the team Tracy Ehrenberg Dave Bulthuis Bill Pino, Ray Gardner and Travis Moore going on the big viking “tag team “. …

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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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