The Importance of Satellite Tracking

Track Our Rescue Turtles

The National Aquarium and Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center recently partnered to release juvenile loggerhead sea turtles, including Rooney and Portsmouth), at Sandbridge, Virginia. The U.S. Navy is supporting the conduction of research that will provide valuable insights into sea turtle habitat use of the Chesapeake Bay and coastal Virginia waters. The project funds the deployment of acoustic transmitters and satellite tracking tags on rehabilitated and released sea turtles, including Rooney and Portsmouth.

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