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Rosemary Island hawksbill turtles

A project of Department of Parks and Wildlife, WA.

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Mayu (Hawksbill) is 50 km NW off the coast of Australia and 84 km from Port Hedland

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Species: Hawksbill
Life Stage: Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2015-09-03 22:30:00
Release Location: Rosemary Island
Last Location: 2017-11-22 01:26:30


Mayu means friendly, quiet or tame in Ngarluma language. The Ngarluma name for turtle is Thartharruga.

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left WA 38899
right WA 58305
Curved carapace length 87.8 cm.
PTT 152612
Transmitter - Kiwisat - Argos - Sirtrack

After a 2 year remigration interval,Mayu returned to Rosemary Island for a 2017 season.

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