Passive Integrated Transponder (PIT) Tags
No Reporting Needed
Internal / PIT tags are an implanted tag that is used when an individual fish needs to be identified. The tag contains a series of numbers and letters that can be obtained by passing a "PIT Tag reader" over the implanted tag.
Additional Information about PIT Tags:
- Lake Sturgeon Distribution and Status in Michigan, 1996-2005
In Lake Michigan after 2000 lake sturgeon over 25 cm were doubled marked with a PIT tag and anchor tag.
- Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Tag Identification Database
The Great Lakes lake sturgeon tag identification database was developed to facilitate communication between individuals who tag and recapture lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes.