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Table 1 Re-observation of Canadian-tagged leatherback turtles on nesting beaches in South and Central America and the Caribbean

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

Turtle ID Date tagged Attachment type Max tag date Nesting date Δt (days) Country Attachment state Tag recovery
A 2001-07-19 Harness 2002-05-08 2003-04-15 635 TT Tag attached, not functioning; carapace scarred and disfigured Yes
     2003-05-14 664 TT   
     2003-06-03 684 TT   
     2003-06-13 694 TT   
     2005-04-09 1360 TT   
     2005-05-11 1392 TT   
B 2001-08-14 Harness 2002-05-22 2004-03-28 957 CL Details unavailable No
     2004-04-09 969 CL   
     2004-04-28 988 CL   
C 2001-08-15 Harness 2002-03-29 2005-04-08 1332 PN Details unavailable No
     2005-05-11 1365 PN   
D 2002-08-30 Harness 2002-11-22 2003-07-14 318 SR Details unavailable No
E 2002-09-09 Harness 2002-12-03 2003-06-13 277 PN Tag missing; injury details unavailable No
     2005-03-24 927 PN   
     2007-04-07 1671 PN   
     2007-04-18 1682 PN   
     2007-04-26 1690 PN   
     2007-05-23 1717 PN   
     2007-05-31 1725 CR   
F 2002-09-11 Harness 2002-11-16 2003-04-15 216 PN Details unavailable No
     2003-05-05 236 CR   
     2003-05-13 244 PN   
     2003-05-22 253 PN   
G 2003-07-18 Harness 2003-09-18 2004-05-18 305 TT Details unavailable No
H 2003-08-27 Harness 2004-03-06 2006-06-03 1011 TT Tag missing; carapace scarred No
I 2004-08-26 Harness 2004-10-31 2005-06-23 301 FG Tag missing; injury details unavailable No
J 2004-09-06 Harness 2005-02-08 2005-06-03 270 SR Tag missing; injury details unavailable No
     2007-06-14 1011 FG   
K 2008-07-17 Direct 2009-05-22 2009-05-21 308 CL Tag attached, functioning Yes
L 2008-07-24 Direct 2009-03-22 2009-03-22 241 FG Tag partially attached, functioning; drill channels healing Yes
     2009-04-02 252 FG   
     2009-04-24 274 FG   
     2009-05-02 282 FG   
     2009-05-12 292 FG   
     2009-05-23 303 FG   
     2009-05-31 311 FG   
     2009-06-10 321 FG   
     2009-06-21 332 FG   
     2011-04-08 988 FG   
     2011-04-18 998 FG   
M 2008-07-27 Direct 2009-07-11 2010-05-16 658 TT Details unavailable No
N 2009-07-15 Direct 2010-01-17 2010-04-10 269 PN Tag partially attached, not functioning; injury details unavailable Yes
     2010-05-02 291 PN   
     2010-05-13 302 PN   
O 2009-08-21 Direct 2009-11-10 2010-04-17 239 FG Tag missing; faded epidermis under tag, drill channels healing No
     2010-05-05 257 FG   
P 2009-08-24 Direct 2010-01-03 2010-03-24 212 TT Details unavailable No
     2010-04-12 231 TT   
     2010-04-27 246 TT   
Q 2012-06-22 Direct 2013-04-01 2013-04-20 302 CL Tag attached, not functioning; faded epidermis under tag Yes
     2013-05-01 313 CL   
     2013-05-11 323 CL   
     2013-05-21 333 CL   
     2013-05-29 341 CL   
     2013-06-11 354 CL   
     2016-03-09 1356 CL   
R 2012-07-04 Direct 2013-02-01 2014-05-10 675 TT Details unavailable No
     2017-04-11 1742 TT   
S 2012-07-06 Direct 2013-01-29 2015-05-23 1051 FG Details unavailable No
     2015-06-27 1086 FG   
     2015-07-06 1095 FG   
T 2012-07-15 Direct 2013-02-17 2013-04-22 281 FG Tag missing; details unavailable No
     2013-06-19 339 FG   
     2015-05-21 1040 FG   
     2015-06-08 1058 FG   
     2015-06-18 1068 FG   
     2015-06-30 1080 FG   
U 2013-08-25 Direct 2014-03-22 2014-03-22 209 TT Tag attached, functioning; faded epidermis under tag Yes
     2014-04-25 243 TT   
V 2014-07-25 Direct 2015-12-09 2016-04-09 624 TT Tag missing; details unavailable No
W 2014-08-03 Direct 2015-02-11 2017-04-02 973 TT Tag missing; details unavailable No
X 2014-08-05 Direct 2015-03-28 2015-05-02 270 TT Tag missing; faded epidermis under tag, drill channels healing No
  1. “Max Tag Date” denotes the last time the tag transmitted. “Δt” indicates the difference in days between the deployment of the tag and the observation of the turtle on the beach. Countries: TT = Trinidad and Tobago, CL = Colombia, PN = Panama, SR = Suriname, CR = Costa Rica, FG = French Guiana. “Attachment State” indicates any notes on the state of the tag or attachment point on the carapace upon re-observation of the turtle. “Tag Recovery” indicates whether the tag was recovered by the nesting beach team that intercepted the turtle