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Archive for October 2014

Research Update

Along with the change of season from summer to fall, our research department also changes their daily routine in October. This month, the daily nesting surveys typically end and the field technicians will be finishing up their data collection. We will still be out on the beach every day to check on the remaining marked…

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Tagging Turtles

There are several ways that our patients many be tagged prior to their release, each having a different purpose. The most common tag used is the PIT tag (Passive Integrated Transponder tag) or microchip, such as used in pets. This is applied through a needle into the muscle of the flipper and is a permanent…

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