A new project studied shortfin mako sharks to see if they are ocean nomads or coastal residents. Figuring out which is pretty important for fisheries management as many end up in billfish and/or tuna nets. Researchers used Wildlife Computers SPOT and SPLASH tags to track location,...

A new study theorized the influences of the ontogeny of diving behavior of juvenile marine air-breathing predators. The study used a new generation of Wildlife Computers satellite tags that enabled a new method of collecting, abstracting, and transmitting accelerometer and dive data via the Argos satellite...

A new paper uses the whisker length of northern elephant seals to study how “stable isotope analysis of keratinized tissues” can tell them more on foraging ecology. The study used Wildlife Computers SPOT and Mk-9 tags to study location and diving behavior data corresponding to the...

Wildlife Computers released a new data product on the MiniPAT called Activity Time Series (ATS). ATS provides a transmittable metric of activity, that can be coupled with other time series data (temperature and/or depth). This new data product is a powerful new tool for studying...

Wildlife Computers launched a new website in March. Have you had a chance to take a look? You will notice several user improvements including a streamlined presentation of our tags by product line and taxa. You will also see our data products along with tools and...

We recently made some changes to our data portal. After talking to clients, we heard that uploading data into the portal was difficult if the files were too large. Wildlife Computers increased the upload limit to one gigabyte which should allow most files to upload...

Due to the June 2018 Supreme Court decision on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., Wildlife Computers is required to collect sales tax on all orders shipping to the States of California and South Carolina placed on or after 01 April 2019. In the past, buyers were...

One of the biggest questions we get at Wildlife Computers is what do I need to do before I deploy my tags. We’ve created a document that might help—Pre-deployment Checklist. Let’s run through Cliff’s Notes. Before every deployment, we recommend you complete a few steps. Download...

Long‐term sound and movement recording tags to study natural behavior and reaction to ship noise of seals Feeding home ranges of pacific coast feeding group gray whales A hardware-accelerated particle filter for the geolocation of demersal fishes Satellite Tracking of Coastal Bryde’s Whales Balaenoptera...

  Wildlife Computers is excited to announce its latest data product for the MiniPAT. ATS (Activity Time Series) is a time series option that tracks any active event (outlier) of the tag/animal outside the normal range of activity. ‘Active events’ occur when the tag statistically identifies outliers in...

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