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Fig. 5 | Animal Biotelemetry

Fig. 5

From: Evaluating outcomes of long-term satellite tag attachment on leatherback sea turtles

Fig. 5

Photo credit: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (French Guiana)

Condition of the carapace at the attachment site following long-term deployment of directly-attached satellite tag off Nova Scotia, Canada, on 24 July 2008: a first re-observation, French Guiana, 22 March 2009; b drill channels in the medial ridge immediately following tag removal (22 March 2009); c drill channels 33 days after tag removal (24 April 2009); and d drill channels (healed) 51 days after tag removal (12 May 2009).

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