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ANCHOR. A measure containing ten gallons. Lex, Mereatoria.

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Anchor tags were attached to striped bass that were caught and released in Massachusetts in 1999 and 2000, and recaptured between 1999 and 2007.
In addition, two other types of dorsal loop tags (both closed by knotting the ends of the tubing, and one having a clear outer covering) and an internal anchor tag (5/16 by 1-1/4 inches, with a 3" streamer as described by Topp [1963]) were used.
In contrast to the Petersen disc tag, the Floy anchor tag was quickly abraded and lost.