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Barrow Island Flatback Turtle Tracking 2013-2014

A project of Chevron Gorgon Gas Development in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
119482 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-122014-08-29290
119483 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-122014-05-23192
119484 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-132014-12-22404
119485 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-132014-04-27165
119486 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-132014-08-01261
119487 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-142014-03-05111
119488 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-142014-10-19339
119489 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-142014-10-25345
119490 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-152014-12-20400
119491 Flatback Turtleadult2013-11-152014-08-13271

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This project is sponsored by Chevron Australia Gorgon LNG project currently under construction on Barrow Island. The program monitors the behaviour of flatback turtles that nest at Barrow Island during internesting.

Project Partners

Pendoley Environmental Pty Ltd deployed the first satellite transmitter on a marine turtle in WA in 2000 and has managed the flatback satellite telemetry programs at Barrow Island and Mundabullangana, on behalf of the Gorgon project, for the past 10 years.


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