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Mayu - 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


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

Flipper Tags
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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