General Patterns of Dolphinfish Movements
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This movement involves fish tagged off the U.S. Atlantic Coast during spring and summer returning for their second migration along the coast following a liberty that spanned the fall and/or winter periods, reappearing the following spring or summer. This route could easily span more than 6,000 miles but the distance any one fish traveled can only be speculated. Suffice to say that every fish traveled thousands of miles.
(A) riding the ocean currents southward out into the mid-Atlantic before turning westward to travel up the eastern side of the Bahamas
(B) returning through the Old Bahamas Channel along the north shore of the northern Caribbean islands.
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