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Table 2 Initial (day 0) fork lengths (FL), weights, and tag burdens of white sturgeon, and the number of days post-tagging a sturgeon dropped its self-powered tag (SPT group) or its PIT tag (PIT group)

From: A subdermal tagging technique for juvenile sturgeon using a new self-powered acoustic tag

Group FL (mm) Weight (g) Tag Burden (%) Dropped tag (days post-tagging)
SPT 370 341.2 0.47 5
400 326.6 0.49 28
340 234.5 0.68 29
380 313.0 0.51 29
340 198.8 0.80 29
385 379.9 0.42 29
395 380.5 0.42 30
375 326.4 0.49 30
360 254.0 0.63 31
350 248.0 0.65 101
340–430 235.3–399.3 0.40–0.68 102–595
PIT 385 337.5 0.03 N/A
  1. The notation N/A indicates missing data. Fish that dropped their tags between days 101 and 595 post-tagging were combined (n = 9) as the individual days post-tagging were not recorded