Disappointment came via an announcement from the GFAA yesterday that the satellite tag put in the broadbill swordfish on Saturday has detached. Unfortunately this early data unfortunately means this fish has died. I confirmed with Dr. Sean Tracey of the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) that I was able to share his explanation which is in his words below.
Disappointing news: Swordfish satellite tag pops off
June 26, 2014
Disappointing news has come via the GFAA that Saturday's swordfish satellite tag has popped off.