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Table 3 Tag shedding and mortality after 60 days for three size bins (initial fork length (mm)) of juvenile Chinook salmon implanted with acoustic transmitters

From: The effects of water temperature, acoustic tag type, size at tagging, and surgeon experience on juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) tag retention and growth

Size bin (mm, FL range) n Fork length (mm, mean ± SD) Weight (g, mean ± SD) Shed tags Mortality Total lost Total lost (%)
81–85 43 83.2 ± 1.4 6.1 ± 0.4 8 1 9 20.9
86–90 56 87.9 ± 1.4 7.2 ± 0.5 10 3 13 23.2
91–97 29 92.1 ± 1.3 8.5 ± 0.6 1 1 2 6.9
  1. Data pooled form two temperature treatments and two tag types. Total lost are combined tags shed and mortality for each size bin for