In this study, researchers investigated whether cold-stunned juvenile sea turtles resumed typical migratory and diving behaviors after rehabilitation. WildlifeComputers Mk10, SPLASH, and SPOT tags were programmed to send location data via the ARGOS system continually for one month and then switch to a 1-day-on/1-day-off duty cycle....

Do you ever need a quick snapshot or overview of which of your Argos tags have received data within the past 24 hours? This is especially useful if you are testing tags after long-term storage, initializing your tags prior to deployment, or interested in a...

Queen, a 388 lb. adult loggerhead sea turtle was released in October and immediately went on the move. Queen was admitted to the NY Marine Rescue Center (NYMRC) in July 2021 for DTS (Debilitated Turtle Syndrome). Unfortunately, there is no known cause for DTS, and...

LocSolve™, the proprietary software used to post-process Fastloc® GPS data, received a significant upgrade in the Wildlife Computers Data Portal. When a tag on a marine animal breaks the water’s surface, it acquires a snapshot of signals from the detected GPS satellites. The tag then uses...

We still don't understand how 2021 flew by, but it did. We want to wish all of you the happiest of holiday seasons. Wildlife Computers will be closed for two weeks over the holiday season from the close of business on December 17 and returning on...

Kevin Lay gave us an insider's look at how a hard-shell turtle can be tagged with a Wildlife Computers turtle tag. Watch the video...

Learn more about Wildlife Computers green initiatives, how to avoid battery passivation on MiniPATs, and much more. Read this quarter's newsletter.    ...

If you are not deploying your MiniPAT tags shortly after receipt and will be storing them for a month or longer, you will want to minimize battery passivation and keep the batteries charged. When stored correctly, the amount of battery life lost per year is only 1-2 percent.  Before storing them—in a cool,...

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