Tagging Technologies

Striped Marlin Mortality Study

A project was initiated in the autumn of 2000 to document the mortality of striped marlin caught on recreational fishing tackle, with a follow-up study conducted in autumn of 2001. Fish were caught using typical recreation fishing methods and 80 pop-up satellite archive tags were deployed with new software and mechanical release mechanism that allowed tags to detach and transmit early if the fish...

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