Satellite Tracking Sea Turtles at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

  • What is satellite tracking?
  • Why do we do it?
  • How do we attach satellite tags?
  • How long to the tags stay on?

Get these answers and more from SeaTurtle.org.

The turtles listed below have been fitted with satellite tags and released!  These turtles were either patients in Gumbo Limbo's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility, or they were educational turtles that were released.  Click on each name to see where the turtles are now!

 

YAMATO - released October 17, 2019

JASPER - tagged May 11, 2019 with Inwater Research Group

OLLIVANDER - released May 7, 2019

EUPHORBIA - released November 15, 2018

Previously Tracked Turtles (no longer transmitting):

ZABINI - released June 12, 2019

PLUTO - released May 30, 2019

QUANTUM - released May 30, 2019

BUCKBEAK - released December 19, 2018

KRAKEN - released January 23, 2018

DUNE - released May 23, 2018

BLITZEN - released June 29, 2017

PEANUT - released December 6, 2016

FIVE-OH - released March 9, 2017

NEPTUNE - released August 3, 2015
Click here for Neptune's Photo Album!

BETTY WHITE - released March 20, 2015
Click here for Betty White's Photo Album!

DULCE - released February 20, 2015

SQUIDLY - released January 29, 2015

BILLY - released September 25, 2014

PHOENIX - released June 12, 2014

closr up of satellite transmitter on a loggerhead shell