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GREEN TURTLES
TAGGED MARCH 2001: TRIXIE, TARA, PHIL, TIERRA
How they got their names
TAGGED 1999: ANITA, LAILA
TAGGED 1998: YUMI, HANI

HAWKSBILL TURTLES
TAGGED 2000: MARIA, MARINA
TAGGED 2001: MARIANA


New transmitters with reissued ID numbers are used to tag
two turtles
on Selingaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands,
Malaysia
last 11 March 2001. (J. Palma, WWF-Philippines, 2001)

Click here to see description of tagging methods used

TRIXIE
(female green turtle)
11 March 2001
Selingaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, Malaysia

Transmitter ID No. 10033

Left flipper tag MY(S)3075
Right flipper tag MY(S)3076

First tagged: 11 March 2001, Selingaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 113 eggs (Nesting for the first time)

Curved carapace length = 112.5 cm, curved carapace width = 98.0 cm

View Trixie's raw satellite data, or go to the interactive animation showing her movements

Click here to view interpretation of Trixie's movements

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TARA
(female green turtle)
11 March 2001
Baguan Island, Philippine Turtle Islands, Tawi-Tawi, Philippines

Transmitter ID No. 10449

Left flipper tag MY(S)3157
Right flipper tag MY(S)3158

Date of first tagging: N/A
Second observation: 03 March 2001, Selingaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 102 eggs
Third observation, 07 May 2001, Selingaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 83 eggs

Curved carapace length = 101.8cm, curved carapace width = 97.2 cm

View Tara's raw satellite data, or go to the interactive animation showing her movements

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Jack Frazier tags Anita

Anita
(female green turtle)
19 July 1999
Selingan Island, Sabah Parks, Sabah, Malaysia

Telonics ST 14 transmitter (ID code 10448; system number 403684)
L
eft flipper tag 57223, Right flipper tag 57224;

First tagged: 17 May 1999, Selingan, laid 60 eggs;
Second observation: 19 May 1999, Selingan, laid 93 eggs;
Third observation: 31 May 1999, Selingan, laid 94 eggs;
Fourth observation: 12 June 1999, Selingan, laid 87 eggs;
Fifth observation: 5 July 1999, Selingan, laid 79 eggs;
Sixth observation: 19 July 1999, Selingan, laid 40 eggs.

Curved carapace length = 90.2; curved carapace width = 82.2 cm (17/V/99)

Click here to view interpretation of Anita's movements

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Laila
(female green turtle)
21 July 1999
Baguan Island, Turtle Islands, Tawi Tawi, Philippines

Telonics ST 14 transmitter (ID code 10034; system number 424825)
Left flipper tag Ph 848, Right flipper tag Ph 850

First nested: 28 May 1999, Baguan Island, completed nesting, left
in situ;
Second observation: 8 June 1999, Baguan Island, completed nesting, left in situ.

Curved carapace length = 112 cm; curved carapace width = 98 cm (28/V/99).

View Laila's raw satellite data, or go to the interactive animation showing her movements

Click here to view interpretation of PTT Laila's movements

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Yumi
(female green turtle)
Transmitter 10449
Left flipper tag = RP 541 B; removed and replaced with P 13830;
Right flipper tag = RP 578 D

First tagged: 15 October 1994, completed nest, 131 eggs

Second observation: 21 September 1998, completed nest
Third observation: 5 October 1998, completed nest
Fourth observation: 16 October 1998, completed nest
Fifth observation: 5 November 1998, Disturbed
Sixth observation: 6 November 1998, completed nest

Curved carapace length = 109 cm
Curved carapace width = 101 cm
measured 15 October 1994

View Yumi's raw satellite data, or go to the interactive animation showing her movements

Click here to view interpretation of Yumi's movements

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Hani
(female green turtle)
Transmitter 10033
Left flipper tag = P 13879
Right flipper tag = P 13386

First tagged: 2 September 1998, disturned
Second observation: 24 September 1998, false nest
Third observation: 6 October 1998, completed nest
Fourth observation: 17 October 1998, completed nest

Curved carapace length = 92 cm
Curved carapace width = 88.3 cm
measured 2 September 1998

View Hani's raw satellite data, or go to the interactive animation showing her movements

Click here to view interpretation of Hani's movements

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Maria
(female hawksbill turtle)
Transmitter 19586
Left flipper tag = MY(S)2525
Right flipper tag = MY(S)2526

First tagged: 19 August 2000, Gulisaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 80 eggs
Second observation: 13 September 2000, Gulisaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 80 eggs
T
hird observation: 4 October 2000, Selingaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 95 eggs

Curved carapace length = 80.8cm
Curved carapace width = 70.8 cm

No good quality location data received.
Data courtesy of Sabah Parks, Malaysia and National Marine Fisheries Service

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Marina
(female hawksbill turtle)
Transmitter 19587
Left flipper tag : MY(S)2557
Right flipper tag: MY(S)2558

First tagged: 1 September 2000, Gulisaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid no eggs
Second observation: 6 October 2000, Gulisaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid no eggs and
Third observation: 10 October 2000, Gulisaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 134 eggs

Curved carapace length = 78.4 cm
Curved carapace width = 71.1 cm

View Marina's raw satellite data, or view map showing her movements
Data courtesy of Sabah Parks, Malaysia and National Marine Fisheries Service

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Mariana
(female hawksbill turtle)
Transmitter 19592
Left flipper tag : MY(S)2753
Right flipper tag: MY(S)2754

First tagged: 9 January 2001, Gulisaan Island, Sabah Turtle Islands, laid 73 eggs (first time)

Curved carapace length = 69.3 cm
Curved carapace width = 57.5 cm

View Mariana's raw satellite data, or view map showing her movements
Data courtesy of Sabah Parks, Malaysia and National Marine Fisheries Service


 

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