Mike Dilger, from BBC’s The One Show, joins Ian Burrett on a fishing trip to catch and tag Common Skate for the long-term scientific study run by SSACN’s Scottish Shark Tagging Programme .
You can view the programme 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.
The SSTP is a Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network project.
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