Tagging of saithe on the Norwegian coast in 1978-1980
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Continuing a series of tagg ing experiments cover ing most of the Norwegian coast each year since 1972, 15 038 saithe were tagged in inshore localities in 1978-1980. In addition, 1494 «ai the caught by trawl were tagg ed on the coastal banks at about 63°N in 1980. The results general ly confirm the migration pattern from the earlier experiments. There is some evidence of migration from the coastal banks to more shallow waters, which is opposite to the general direction