Data Submission Instructions for the
Great Lakes Lake Sturgeon Tag Identification
contains two data tables, one for PIT tags and one for external tags and
other marks. The PIT Tag Table contains records for each individual PIT
tag used or encountered in a lake sturgeon. The External Tag and Other
Marks Table includes records for other types of marks or tags used to
identify lake sturgeon, but not individual records for each tag number.
In addition the database will include contact information. Table
structures for the data tables are as follows:
You may submit your
data either as MS Access tables or as Excel tables. Include only the
requested data fields. No other data is needed or will be
accepted.Compliance with these standards will insure timely inclusion of
data and help reduce errors associated with interpreting submitted
Pit tags need to be in decimal (not hexidecimal). Click here for a conversion table.
Enter the 10 or 15 digit/character PIT tag number. Remember only letters A
through F and numbers 0 through 9 are used in any PIT tag
from dropdown box or enter new tag type
from dropdown box or enter new tag color
information printed on the tag such as agency, address, zip code,
phone number, etc. excluding tag series numbers. See example in data
the range of numbers within your tag sequence.
text describing where the tag was attached or
If you have
questions contact the database manager, Adam Kowalski at email@example.com or
989-356-5102 ext. 1013.