Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has undertaken a tagging programme to investigate the spawning migration patterns of Irish bass using a large number of adult bass in Cork harbour. The study took place in partnership with Finn Okland from the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (Nina), Wildlife Computers, an electronic tagging company and local angling experts.

Miniaturised satellite tags were attached to angler-caught bass and are scheduled to release information such as their location in next spring to the Argos satellite. The satellite-based system collects, processes and disseminates environmental data from fixed and mobile platforms worldwide….

Irish Times 14/12/2015 Read the article ‘Tagging programme to keep tabs on migration patterns of adult bass’