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Milky Way Hope for GPWS

Hawksbill Hope & Marymount University

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Milky Way Hope for GPWS, a nesting hawksbill found at Gales Point, Belize was tagged on June 22, 2017 in Marymount University's & Hawksbill Hope's satellite tagging program. Tagging sea turtles in Belize is done in collaboration with the Belize Fisheries Department.

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Species: Hawksbill
Life Stage: Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2017-06-22 23:00:00
Release Location: Manatee Bar Site #5 Belize
Last Location: 2017-11-02 11:03:13

Background

Milky Way was located by Mark Rimkus, Lauren Andryshak, and Philip Bui on a nightly turtle walk. She was nesting, after completion of nesting, she was fitted with a SPOT 6 satellite tag and released.


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