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Table 4 Details of array deployments

From: Performance of an ultrasonic telemetry positioning system under varied environmental conditions

  Study site
Characteristic Coastal Estuarine Riverine
Study species Pink abalone (Haliotis corrugata) Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) Green sturgeon (Acipenser medirostris)
Coordinates 32.691°, -117.263° 37.975°, -121.530° 40.082°, -122.116°
Study dates 24 September 2009 –27 November 2009 2 September 2009 –9 August 2010 10 April 2012 –12 June 2012
Study length (days) 60 40 49
Receivers (n) 6 10 5
Mean rec. - rec. distance (m) 93.1 302.9 74.3
Fixed transmitters (n) 6 13 6
Mean trans. - rec. distance (m) 50.8 182.3 70
Internal array area (hectares) 0.23 27.8 0.71
Depth (m) 12 - 14 4 - 5 1 - 12
Salinity (ppt) 33 0 - 0.5 0
Water temperature (°C) 13 - 22 8 - 25 6 - 17
Substrate Boulders, bedrock, and claystone Mud and silt Gravel and cobble
  1. Rec., receiver; Trans., transmitter.