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Fig. 3 | Animal Biotelemetry

Fig. 3

From: Acoustic tag retention rate varies between juvenile green and hawksbill sea turtles

Fig. 3

Wear and growth of attachment holes on marginal scutes. All three panels show turtles recaptured after losing an acoustic tag, with arrows indicating the attachment holes. a Hawksbill turtle, whose attachment holes did not wear out or result in a tear-out. b Green turtle whose center attachment holes (for a V13 cap) moved out to the edge of the scute and wore out, resulting in a tear-out. c Green turtle whose inner attachment holes wore and moved to the edge, but only one of them (right) resulted in a tear-out, while the other remained intact

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