Contact: Lee Fuiman
University of Texas at Austin
Caption: Every year the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department spends millions of dollars breeding red drum, a popular game fish, releasing between 20 and 30 million hatchery-raised fingerlings into eight different bays and estuaries along the coast.
Credit: Courtesy of Lee Fuiman.
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