Newsletter June 2020

Beware of Biofouling

Marine fouling is detrimental to Argos satellite tags and can keep them from transmitting. Learn more about how to prevent biofouling and some of our tips and tricks we’ve learned over the years.

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Badly Biofouled Turtle Satellite Tag
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How to Apply Clock Corrections to Your Data for GPE3

Setting your tags to the proper UTC time is important to ensure that your data are properly decoded and utilized in GPE3.

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Research & News

Wildlife Computers tags on Greenland sharks

A Framework to Estimate the Likelihood of Species Interactions and Behavioural Responses Using Animal‐borne Acoustic Telemetry Transceivers and Accelerometers

Learn about the new framework to estimate when there is a high likelihood that subsurface interactions occur.

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Recent Research

Recent Research

Our customers do amazing things including research on incredible animals using our tags. We’ve gathered all the recent research utilizing Wildlife Computers technology.

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Post-release Survivorship of Pacific Bluefin Tuna Captured in the California Recreational Fishery

Researchers used Wildlife Computers sPAT and conventional tags on Pacific Bluefin Tuna which resulted in better stock estimates.

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Photo-ID and Telemetry Highlight a Global Whale Shark Hotspot

Ten whale sharks were tagged with Wildlife Computers MiniPAT tags to show the importance of Honda Bay habitat.

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Astrid's Journey Tracked by Wildlife Computers

Astrid’s Journey to the Mediterranean Continues

The story of Astrid is inspiring. After four years of rehab, Astid has traveled thousands of miles.

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Tracks Using Rainier-S20

Antipodean Wandering Albatross Census

Researchers used Wildlife Computers Rainier-S20 tags to show the foraging range of Antipodean Wandering Albatross.

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Modeling the Movement and Spatial Distribution of Humpback Whales

A study, the first of its kind, showed research on dietary ecology and movement of the black caiman.

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MiniPATs and mrPATs track movements of porcupine crab

Movements of a Potential Fishery Resource, Porcupine Crab

Check out this cool study that used Wildlife Computers MiniPATs and mrPATs to track the movements of porcupine crab in the Canadian Eastern Arctic.

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SPLASH Tags Tracking Penguins

Exploration During Early Life in Juvenile King Penguins

Over two years, 17 juvenile king penguins were tracked using Wildlife Computers SPLASH tags.

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Wildlife Computers Dive Recorders

Dive Behaviour and Foraging Effort of Female Cape Fur Seals

Check out the dive behavior of Cape fur seals using Wildlife Computers dive recorders.

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LIMPET Tags on False Killer Whales

Cooperative Conservation and Long-term Management of False Killer Whales in Hawai’i

Researchers deployed 14 Limpet tags on false killer whales with the ultimate goal to understand spatial use and movement patterns.

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Wildlife Computers SPLASH Tags on Turtles

Ecology and Conservation of Leatherback Sea Turtles in Brazil

Researchers used Wildlife Computers tags to track leatherback sea turtles in Brazil.

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Best Practices in Tagging

Best Practice Recommendations for the Use of External Telemetry Devices on Pinnipeds

New research outlines best practices for using externally attached telemetry devices on pinnipeds.

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Wildlife Computers TDR Tags Show Foraging Behavior

Sub-mesoscale Fronts Modify Elephant Seals Foraging Behavior

Wildlife Computers tags that included a temperature-depth sensor and an accelerometer were used on 12 elephant seals to detect rapid head movements and possible prey capture attempts.

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Tips from the Experts

Did you know you could add custom labeled columns in the Wildlife Computers Data Portal?

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Upcoming Events

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