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Tope at liberty for nearly 7 years

Tagging map for 22019

Tagging map for 22019  – click for a larger view

This male Tope, tag#22019, was originally tagged in Luce Bay on the 5th of July 2006 by Onyer Marks. It was recapture in gill nets and released on the 22nd March 2013. The recapture location is marked on the map to the right which was approximately 256 nautical miles from the original tag location. However, it will have certainly travelled a good deal further given that the fish was at liberty for and amazing 2, 452 days in total!

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