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Table 4 Acoustic transmitter (tag) types, burst interval and power output

From: Acoustic positioning in a reflective environment: going beyond point-by-point algorithms

 NbTypeProgrammed burst interval (s)Power output db re 1 μpa at 1 mBattery lifeDimensions (mm)Weight in water (g)
Fixed tags
 Sync tags11V16-4x540–660150–16210 years54 × 168.1
 Ref tags R1–33V16-4x540–660150–16210 years54 × 168.1
 Ref tag R41V7540–66013610 years7 × 180.7
Fish tags
 Eel tags10V13P-1L17–33147–153301 days13 × 486.5
29V13-1L17–33147–153507 days13 × 366
11V13-1L17–33147–15385 days13 × 366
 60–120 130 days  
 20–40 430 days  
11V9-2L17–33146–15185 days9 × 213.3
 300–360 130 days  
 20–40 153 days  
 Salmon tags47V7-2L15–3313664 days7 × 180.7
25V7-4L0–80136107 days7 × 180.7
Test tags
 2551V13-P17–33147–153301 days13 × 486.5
 53,4271V715–3013664 days7 × 180.7
 16,2001V13-P10147–153301 days7 × 186.5
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