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Jan

Gray FishTag Research Tag Recovery GFR2970 – Dolphinfish named Walter

Tag Recapture! GFR2970 – Dolphinfish named “Walter”

The Dolphinfish was at liberty in the water for 19 days until its recapture offshore of Los Pascuales, 500 miles south of the original tagging location.

The Dolphinfish (Coryphaena hippurus) also commonly known as Dorado or Mahi, named “Walter” (Tag ID: GFR2970) was originally tagged & released by angler Kerri Persons on December 13th, 2015 while fishing with Captain Alex and mate Christian aboard the charter boat EL Nuevo, part of the RedRum Sportfishing Fleet out of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Dolphinfish was estimated to be 27 inches total length and had an approximate weight of 6 pounds. [FULL STORY]