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Table 3 Outcome of tags attached with two or four darts titanium or stainless steel darts, including number of tags, darts, and petals deployed and number (percent) lost

From: Testing tag attachments to increase the attachment duration of archival tags on baleen whales

  Titanium Stainless steel
Deployed Lost (%) Deployed Lost (%)
Tags (2 or 4 darts with petals) 12 0 (0 %) 9 0 (0 %)
Darts 42 2 (5 %) 36 1 (3 %)
Petals 216 31 (14 %) 180 2 (1 %)