[Coral-List] Underwater (in situ) Coral Tagging Systems, What do YOU use?

Lewis, Cindy Cindy.Lewis at MyFWC.com
Wed Dec 23 08:29:39 EST 2015

I have had great success with sheep/goat tags (Size: 5/8" wide x 2" high). You can get them pre-numbered in a variety of colors and other sizes. A cable tie slips easily thru the hole in the tag. They last for years, are easy to read, but they do foul, which can easily be scraped clean every 3-4 months with a dive knife. Most livestock supply places carry them, even on Amazon!

warning: octopus love to pull them off and line their dens if not secured well! :-)

Cindy Lewis

Cindy Lewis

Research Associate & Staff Biologist


Keys Marine Lab

PO Box 968

68486 Overseas Highway US #1

Long Key, FL 33001


More information about the Coral-List mailing list