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Life Stage: Sub-adult
Release Date: 2017-05-31 00:00:00
Release Location: Agua Verde, BCS, Mexico
Last Location: 2017-08-20 04:48:55
Ajenjo is a hawksbill captured on 31 May 2017 in the waters of Agua Verde, Gulf of California, Mexico. This turtle was caught by members of the research project lead by Lourdes Martinez Estevez and Don Croll from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Ajenjo measured 63 cm (LCC). This effort would not have been possible without the hard work by Felipe and Juan Cuevas, and the support of WWF-Mexico Marine Priority Species Program, Jeff Seminoff from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The Rufford Small Grants Foundation, and Grupo Tortuguero de las Californias A.C.