Nigel Hussey, Bob Hodgson, and Shannon MacPhee stopped by the Wildlife Computers office recently and told us all about their latest research project. Nigel and Bob’s project started out as a standard research project but morphed into a larger ecosystem project encompassing Greenland sharks, Narwhals,...

One of the most enjoyable parts of my job at Wildlife Computers is interacting with scientists, attending conferences, and scanning the literature to see and hear all the creative ways that electronic tags are being used. Most researchers approach us with what appears to be...

Body condition influences ontogeny of foraging behavior in juvenile southern elephant seals Movements and habitat use of juvenile silky sharks in the Pacific Ocean inform conservation strategies Tagging Atlantic bluefin tuna from a farming cage: An attempt to reduce handling times for large scale...

North Pacific loggerhead turtles were recently studied to see if the immature loggerheads in the Sea of Japan follow the prevailing current to the south or north, or if they are unable to leave the area when it gets cold. The study followed 30 immature...

A Wildlife Computers survivorship pop-up tag (sPAT) pops off an animal after a set number of days unless a death event occurs—inferred from a combination of light and depth levels. Researchers deployed sPAT tags on olive ridley sea turtles captured in fish trawlers in Gabon,...

SPOT tags are highly versatile location trackers for rugged marine applications. The SPOT-387 is no exception. This tough little tag (only 59 mm long and 39 g) stands up to what a turtle can throw at it including bumping and rubbing against hard surfaces. The SPOT-387...

Do you find yourself wading through a sea of data? An unorganized data portal is like sitting in front of a desk and searching through piles of paperwork. The Wildlife Computers Data Portal allows users to create and apply up to five custom labels by...

It’s always good to know where great white sharks are likely to be swimming. That’s true if you’re a nervous beachgoer, a fishing boat trying to avoid illegal bycatch, or a marine biologist hoping to conserve this vulnerable species....

It’s always good to know where great white sharks are likely to be swimming. That’s true if you’re a nervous beachgoer, a fishing boat trying to avoid illegal bycatch, or a marine biologist hoping to conserve this vulnerable species....

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