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Queensland: K'gari (Fraser Island) nesting Green and Loggerhead turtles 2017-18

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Species: Green Turtle
Life Stage: Nesting Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2017-11-21 11:00:00
Release Location: 2.2km West of Sandy Cape
Last Location: 2018-03-13 07:53:57

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Front Left flipper QA52915
Front Right Flipper QA52916
s158485 Wildlife Computers "Spot" tracker
Carapace "T"
Curved Carapace Length 101.1 cm

1) She nested on the night of 20th November 2017 at 2.2 km West of Sandy Cape
2) She nested on the night of 30th November from 10pm at 1.2km West of Sandy Cape
3) She attempted to nest on the night of the 10th, and nested on the night of 11th December
4)? & 5)? She spent 6 to 8 hours ashore each night from 15th to 21st December and from 24th to 30th December in the area 6 to 16km South of Sandy Cape
6) She nested 8th January from 2am at 0.76km South of Sandy Cape
7)? She nested around the 20th January
8)? She nested around the 2nd February
9) She nested 15th February from 9pm at 2.9km South of Sandy Cape

On the 16th February at 10am she commenced an east-northeast migration and 25 days later by 9th March she had travelled a straight line distance of approximately 25km /15.4 miles a day covering 620km / 385 miles of the 1,220km / 753 miles towards the main island of New Caledonia.


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