A project of Flatback turtles: Cape Domett, Western Australia.
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Species: Flatback Turtle
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2009-06-24 11:10:00
Release Location: Cape Domett
Last Location: 2010-04-26 08:56:06
This turtle had a satellite transmitter attached at 8:40pm local time. She had a carapace (shell) length of 89.7cm and width of 76.1cm.
She was one of 136 turtles that came ashore to nest on the 2-km long beach that night.
This turtle was named by the members of SEEKS Inc. as well as by DEC staff (the name is after Shelley Taylor-Smith, the long distance swimmer). SEEKS stands for Save Endangered East Kimberley Species.
Photos of this turtle will be uploaded soon.