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Mangkuru - Cape Domett flatbacks

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Mangkuru (pronouned mong-ga-roo) is the Kwini name for marine turtles. The name came from the Kalumburu Community Bush Rangers and the Kwini language expert Jane Maraltadj at Kalumburu.

left tag WB9501
right tag WB9502
length 83.1 cm curved carapace length
biopsy F6235, F6261
PTT 138848

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  • This map connects positions generated by the ARGOS system designated as location class (lc) '4', '3', '2', '1', '0', 'A', 'B'. Locations that have been "filtered" are displayed as small red dots.
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  • Ocean currents and sea surface heights are derived from AVISO's Ssalto/Duacs Gridded Absolute Dynamic Topography & absolute geostrophic velocities data.

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