In a unique collaboration, NOAA worked with fisherman in Savoonga to tag and track cod within the Bering Sea.  The NOAA research project is tracking about 40 Pacific cod in the Northern Bering Sea with Wildlife Computers MiniPATs that will continue to gather data for...

RECOVER is a research team working to understand oil-induced effects on fish. The program is funded from a grant from BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative. They chose to study mahi to expand existing research done with them in oil toxicology. They also provide a...

  Marine Megafauna Foundation began studying manta rays in 2016 in Florida. They noticed a trend that all the mantas were juveniles and 50% of those documented were re-sighted. In July, five Wildlife Computers SPOT-253 tas were deployed to juvenile rays. Leo is providing some interesting...

Every year we attend the Tuna Conference at Lake Arrowhead and every year we are so impressed with the amazing work taking place on tuna and tuna-like species. This year’s sessions ranged from physiology and foraging to bycatch and ecology, tagging, and data monitoring. One...

The Wildlife Computers MiniPAT is being used as part of a collaborative project between the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, fisheries joint management committee, and the Inuvialuit Game Council. Acquiring new telemetry data for Eastern Beaufort Sea beluga whales were identified as a key priority...

Seals can tell us a lot about environmental changes in our oceans. Researchers tagged 34 ringed seals from 2007-2009 with Wildlife Computers SPLASH tags. The tags provided location, dive and haulout data. The study found three things; when adults and subadults were in the same area...

32 Wildlife Computers SPOT and SPLASH tags were used to reveal key habitat use and home ranges for hawksbill turtles in the Virgin Islands. Researchers found these turtles are movers as migration paths spanned over 3,000 km and foraging sites were in 14 different countries. So...

Wildlife Computers CEO, Melinda Holland, recently returned from a trip to Inuvik to join the Inuvialuit Game Council, Fisheries Joint Management Committee-FJMC and Fisheries and Oceans Canada for a Beluga-tagging workshop. The new beluga tagging program used live capture methods to tag the animals. The...

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,...

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