Sea Turtle Satellite Tracking | Yalimapo

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Project Turtles: Aitkanti | Apotilï | Caroline | Choroeüo | Cristina | Fermina | Gurí | Kawana | Ibélice | Ibonga | Idun | Jamur | Marina | Palana | Quasimoda |Rickie | Romana | Shelldon | Victoria | Yalimapo | Zoe
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Cumulative distance traveled: 9,699 km (6,027 miles)

Distance covered since last location: 706 km

Maximum dive depth: 1,020 m (3,346 feet – over a 1/2 mile)

Maximum dive depth since last location: 17 m

Notes: Yalimapo has moved southeast towards the western coast of Africa and is south of the Cape Verde Islands. A recent dive lasted less than 10 minutes. Straight line distance from release site is 3,718 km.

Sea floor depth: around 3,500 m

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Cumulative Distance refers to how far the turtle has actually travelled since it was first tagged. Straight Line Distance refers to the distance between where the turtle was first tagged and its current position in a straight line.

Please note: The presentation of data here does not constitute publication, and the researchers who contributed this data retain all intellectual property rights.
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Map courtesy of Dan Evans, Sea Turtle Conservancy. Data © WWF and Partners.
This map is updated with new points as soon as they are received by the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The red location point is the most recent location received for this turtle. If the red point is more than two months old, then the transmitter is most likely no longer working.

Map may be reproduced for educational or conservational purposes with the following credit: “Data © WWF and WWF-France: Guianas Program, map courtesy of STC.”

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