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Sea-More - NW Shelf Australia hawksbill turtle post-nesting

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Sea-More (Hawksbill) is 24 km N off the coast of Australia and 77 km from Port Hedland


Flipper Tags WA 20788 (L) WA 20787 (R).
Curved carapace length 90.4 cm.
Turtle had a lot of burrowing barnacles and the resulting damage meant that transmitter was located further to the rear.

This turtle was first tagged in 1993 at Rosemary Island.

Transmitter - Kiwisat - Argos - Sirtrack

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