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Tabitha

North Kimberley - flatbacks

A project of Dept. Parks & Wildlife- W. Australia.

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Species: Flatback Turtle
Life Stage: Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2016-10-31 00:00:00
Release Location: South Maret Island
Last Location: 2017-07-23 01:44:15

Background

Tabitha the flatback turtle was tracked during a jointly conducted trip to South Maret Island for the Western Australia Marine Science Institution and staffed by Department of Parks and Wildlife staff, U. Western Australia grad students and Wunambaal Gaambera Uunguu rangers. Tabitha was named for a ranger's daughter.

Tabitha measured 88.0 cm curved carapace length, has tags WB3755 (left), WB3756 (right). Biopsy F5566 and PTT163431


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