ORI Fish Tagging Project: Tag Return

 ORI Fish Tagging Project: Tag Return

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Two KZN south coast anglers, Koos Viviers and Dave Sproston (now in Plettenberg Bay) have something fishy in common. Dave tagged a catface rockod three years ago, and Koos recently re-caught it. Koos found the tag and submitted it to the Oceanographic Research Institute. The details are below:

ORI FISH TAGGING PROJECTTAG RETURN

DEAR KOOS VIVIERS

Thank you for sending us details on a tagged fish.
Listed below are the details for which you have been patiently waiting.

TAG NO:A125605 (FISH DIED)
SPECIES:catface rockcod
DAYS FREE:959
DISTANCE MOVED:3 km
GROWTH:220 mm
WEIGHT DIFFERENCE:kg
TAG RELEASE INFORMATION
TAGGED BY:MR D SPROSTON
LOCALITY:Shelly Beach / Protea Bank
DATE:16 May 2012
LENGTH:430 mm
MEASUREMENT TYPE:Total
RECAPTURE INFORMATION
ANGLER:KOOS VIVIERS
LOCATION:Izotsha River
DATE:31 Dec 2014
LENGTH:650 mm
MEASUREMENT:Total
No. OF TIMES RECAPTURED:1

Thank you for your co-operation.

TAGGING OFFICER
PHONE:(031) 3288159
FAX:(031) 3288188
EMAIL:oritag@ori.org.za
CELL:079 529 0711
WEBSITE:www.oritag.org.za

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