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