Red Drum Photo Gallery

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Releasing fingerlings in small batches at flood tide Fish over legal size must be released Red Drum are randomly sampled to monitor population status Red Drum typically live up to 50 years Preserving Spartina March Nursery Habitat is essential for Red Drum Red Drum fingerlings for stocking are raised at Waddel Mariculture Center Fish are transferred to boats for release in more protected areas Red Drum stocking is supported by SC citizens and community leaders Students participate in field sampling