Comparing Acoustic Tag Attachments Designed for Mobile Tracking of Hatchling Sea Turtles

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Hoover, Aimee L. ; Shillinger, George L. ; Swiggs, Jennifer ; Bailey, Helen (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Marine Science, volume 4 (issn: 2296-7745)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00225
  • Subject: Marine Science | sea turtle | “lost years” | migration | dispersal | telemetry | behaviour | movement | tracking

The poorly understood movements of sea turtles during the “lost years” of their early life history have been characterized as a “passive drifter” stage. Biologging technology allows us to study patterns of dispersal, but the small body size of young life stages requires... View more
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