In an interview recorded by Phill Williams of Fishing Films & Facts he discusses with the late Dr Dietrich Burkel how skate tagging came about and Dietrich also reflects on the decline of certain other stocks.
You can listen to the interview here.
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Please leave the tag in the fish - take a note of the 5 or 6 figure unique number on tag which so we may match it with information stored on the database.
Please keep the fish in water as much as possible.
The tag may be covered in growth but careful rubbing will clean the tag up.
If possible please measure the wingspan/girth and the length, check the sex and don’t forget report all the details here.
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