Latest news articles and stories released by the ORI-CFTP and Oceanographic Research Institute
We previously removed rays from the Priority Tagging List, but we are reiterating this again now. Please DO NOT tag any ray species that you catch unless it is for a specific project where you have been trained how to tag these animals.
In this video you will see some helpful tips and techniques for capturing, landing, handling and releasing a large shark from the shore from one of South Africa's top rock and surf anglers.
The 35th edition of the annual Tagging News is out now!
34th edition of the annual Tagging News is out now!
The Oceanographic Research Institute’s Co-operative Fish Tagging Project (ORI-CFTP) is proud to have produced the 33rd edition of its annual Tagging Newsletter (results from 2019). With the help of new technology, this year we have produced our first e-magazine that is full of exciting, useful information, tagging stats and articles to help both our tagging members and members of the angling public to learn about our marine linefish and the science of fish tagging.
The Oceanographic Research Institute’s Cooperative Fish Tagging Project (ORI-CFTP) has recently released 15 new instructional tagging videos for our new tagging members, current members and members of the angling public. These videos will provide you with the background to the ORI-CFTP and what we need from anglers, as well as give you some important tips on how to be a more aware and responsible angler.
Anglers often struggle to find fishing regulations. SAAMBR has therefore made this available on their website. This simple to use document is also smartphone compatible.