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Contact: Lee Fuiman
University of Texas at Austin

Red Drum Photo

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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Related news release: The fish and the egg: Towards a new strategy for fattening up red drum in Texas

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