2014 Atlantic Salmon tags from New Brunswick recovered in Greenland and Ireland

The recovery in Greenland and Ireland of two electronic tags attached to salmon in New Brunswick in 2014 is giving researchers valuable insight into the travels of the fish. The tags are attached to selected salmon by the Atlantic Salmon Federation in an effort to try and discover the reasons for high mortality at sea. On May 14, 2014, a 93-cm kelt — a salmon that spawned the previous fall and was returning to sea to feed before turning to span again — was tagged in the Red Bank area on the Northwest Miramichi River. Read the rest here 08:47

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