A project of West Australian Sea Turtle Satellite Tracking Project.
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Species: Flatback Turtle
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2009-12-01 23:30:00
Release Location: Yacht Club South, Barrow Island
Last Location: 2011-06-02 11:43:16
Bailey Cove Public Library
This turtle was released from Yacht Club South Beach at Barrow Island. The satellite tracking program is a component of the Gorgon Gas marine turtle project which also encompasses a long term flatback turtle tagging program at Barrow Island and at a reference site at Mundabullangana Station on the mainland. This turtle was selected from the hundreds of flatback turtles that have returned to nest at Barrow Island this summer.