Methods of Marking Fish and Shellfish


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L. A. Nielsen 208 pages Published by American Fisheries Society Publication date: 1992


Special Publication 23

Synthesis of current ways to tag and mark fish, crustaceans, and mollusks for later identification. Well illustrated and suitable as a working manual or teaching text, the book gives the advantages, disadvantages, appropriate species, materials, procedures, and new developments for each class of tags and marks.

Table of Contents

Preface Common and Scientific Names of Species

Chapter 1: Styles and Uses of Marking

Chapter 2: Designing a Marking Program

Chapter 3: External Tags

Chapter 4: External Marks

Chapter 5: Internal Tags

Chapter 6: Natural Marks

Chapter 7: Biotelemetry

Chapter 8: Genetic Identification and Marking

Chapter 9: Chemical Marks

Appendix: Guidelines for Use of Fishes in Field Research Index