Fish tagging in Swedish lakes and rivers

Last changed: 08 May 2019
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Stocking of fish and fish tagging has been the most common fish conservation measure since the late 1800s. By marking stocked fish your will be provided information on migration patterns and growth, survival, dispersal and population size.

The power plants are obliged to Carlin tag a certain number of salmon and trout each year. Information on captured tagged fish are very valuable. There are several taggings are going on at the moment in Sweden, some of them can be reported by pressing the links to the right. You can also send tagging information by post.

SLU and the Department of Aquatic Resources administrates some of the Carlin tagged fish in Sweden. You can easily report the tag here.

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