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Movements of female lumpsucker Cyclopterus lumpus in a Norwegian fjord during the spawning period
(Research report; Forskningsrapport, 2007)
Lumpsucker are distributed throughout the North Atlantic Ocean, and migrate considerable distances between offshore feeding areas and shallow inshore spawning areas. In July 2006, a study on the movements of female lumpsucker during the spawning period was carried out in Øksfjord, Northern Norway. Twenty fish (mean body mass 3.2 kg, range 1.5- 4.8 kg) were tagged with acoustic transmitters and ...