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Raine Island Recovery Project - green turtle satellite tracking

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Species: Green Turtle
Life Stage: Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2017-11-04 00:00:00
Release Location: Raine Island
Last Location: 2018-03-07 21:44:55


Green Turtle - Chelonia mydas - QA15580
3 November 2017
Raine Island
Researchers applied the satellite tag and two titanium flipper tags to this female turtle after she finished laying on 3 November.
Her curved carapace length was 106.2cm
Between 3 November 2017 and 8 January 2018 she laid 5 clutches of eggs, staying around Raine Island Reef in between.
Children from Lockhart School will choose this turtle's name.

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