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Melanie

Dry Tortugas Sea Turtles

A project of USGS Greater Everglades Sea Turtles.


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Melanie (Loggerhead) is 12 km SE off the coast of The Bahamas and 133 km from Nassau

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Species: Loggerhead
Life Stage: Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2015-05-17 01:05:00
Release Location: Dry Tortugas, East Key
Last Location: 2016-08-29 07:29:42

Adoptive Parents:
Melanie Wahl
Carly
Gianna Earley

Background

new turtle, very large, suspected hybrid loggerhead x hawksbill; had imbricated scutes, dug nest chamber for longer than an average loggerhead, seemed to lay more than average number of eggs for loggerhead, covered and disguised nest for longer than average time for loggerhead


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