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Why did animal X stop transmitting?

Post-nesting migration of loggerhead turtles around Japan 2005

A project of Ocean Research Institute (Hatase) in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
Hideko LoggerheadAdult2005-07-202006-02-03198
Kazuko LoggerheadAdult2005-07-232005-11-24124

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The aim of this project is to reveal foraging and diving behaviours of adult female loggerhead turtles in oceanic and neritic habitats.

Source: Hatase H, Omuta K, Tsukamoto K (2007) Bottom or midwater: alternative foraging behaviours in adult female loggerhead sea turtles. J Zool 273:46–55

Project Partners

Yakushima Sea Turtle Research Group

Project Sponsors

Research Fellowships of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists and the Sumitomo Foundation

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