Satellite Tracking of Nesting Females

Sabine- Launched Sept. 2012


The ProTECTOR Satellite Tagging Program began in September, 2010 with the very first sea turtle to be tagged with a satellite transmitter in the history of Honduras. Her name is"Erica" and she's an adult Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea).

To see a map of Erica's travels soon after release click here.

Maps for Sabine coming soon


Collecting Sabine's eggs to be transferred to the hatchery
Sabine getting ready for the satellite tag to be attached
Steve Dunbar and Henrique Vijil putting the satellite tag on Sabine
Teh process is almost finished
Sabine is heading back to the ocean with her new satellite tag
One last picture














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