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Angola LNG olive ridley tracking project

A project of West Australian Sea Turtle Satellite Tracking Project in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
Bessie Olive RidleyAdult2008-11-272009-07-05220
Gaby Olive RidleyAdult2009-10-262010-05-13199
Harley Olive RidleyAdult2009-10-162010-03-01136
Ines Olive RidleyAdult2008-12-032009-03-13100
Nellie Olive RidleyAdult2009-01-122009-04-0785
Nicole Olive RidleyAdult2008-11-212009-03-24123
Ribbon Rose Olive RidleyAdult2008-12-222010-12-19727
Sereia Olive RidleyAdult2008-11-252009-01-2460
Sherrie Olive RidleyAdult2008-12-032009-04-19137
Tracy Olive RidleyAdult2008-12-282009-01-1215

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The objective of this project is to track olive ridley turtles attempting to nest on Kwanda Island, Soyo Angola. The primary aim of the poject is to obtain information on internesting sites.

Kwanda Island is the site of the Angola LNG development that will treat gas from offshore wells which is currently being flared. Kwanda Island is located inside the mouth of the Congo River in northern Angola.

Project Sponsors

Angola LNG


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