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45788 - Raine Island Recovery Project - green turtle satellite tracking
A project of James Cook University.
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Green Turtle - Chelonia mydas - QA15594
3 November 2017
Raine Island Researchers gave this turtle a satellite tag and two titanium flipper tags after she finished laying on 3 November .
Her curved carapace length measured 104.3cm
Between 3 November 2017 and 11 January 2018 she laid 5 clutches of eggs, staying around Raine Island Reef in between.
Ugar School will name this turtle.
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