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Two sawfish tagged in Tampa Bay area!

There’s an extremely exciting update to the 2018 Bay Soundings article titled “Endangered Sawfish Slowly Return to Tampa Bay.” That article highlighted the five endangered smalltooth sawfish (an endangered species) reported near Tampa Bay in locations ranging from Anna Maria and the Manatee River to Honeymoon Island. They were mostly young adults or larger juveniles, indicating that the bay was not yet supporting a breeding population of smalltooth sawfish.

Well, now we have newborn sawfish in the area too!