Shark and Ray Tagging
9 July 2014
Marine Sport Fish Tagging Programme
Inland Fisheries Ireland's Marine Sport-fish Tagging Programme was initiated in 1970 by the Inland Fisheries Trust, who had responsibility for developing and promoting recreational sea angling.
By the late 1960s, results from sea angling competitions were showing a decline in the capture of some of the most important species such as Blue Shark, Tope, Monkfish, Skates and Rays.
At that time, virtually all fish caught by anglers were k...
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