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Table 1 Overview of tag loss (number of eels, n) for the different attachment methods during the laboratory experiment

From: Development and testing of attachment methods for pop-up satellite archival transmitters in European eel

Attachment method Total number of eels tagged (n) Tag loss 0 to 2 days (n) Tag loss 2 days to 4 weeks (n) Tag loss 4 weeks to 6 months (n) Tag loss entire study period (n)
Økland 6 0 0 0 0
Jellyman and Tsukamoto 6 2 2 0 4
Westerberg 6 0 3 0 3
Økland-Westerberg 6 3 3 0 6
  1. The experiment is divided into three time periods; zero to two days after tagging when the fish were kept in the structured habitat, two days to four weeks after tagging; and four weeks to six months after tagging.