Preliminary results of saithe tagging experiments on the Norwegian coast 1975-77
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In 1975-77, 18 942 saithe were tagged on the Norwegian coast, a continuation of a tagging program which started in 1972. The results confirm the migration pattern indicated by experiments in 1970-74. There is a substantial migration of immature saithe to the North Sea from the Norwegian coast between 62° and 66°N, and this coastal area seems to a large extent to serve as a nursery area for the North Sea stock of saithe.