SPOT Tags

SPOT tags are highly versatile location trackers built for rugged marine applications. Not only is the Wildlife Computers SPOT tag a cost-effective transmitter but it is the most published-on marine satellite tracking tag on the market. With over 50 different animal-focused designs available, there is a solution to fit every need.

ModelTaxaTrackingSensorsSensor Data ArchiveTransmitted Data ProductsLife (days)L x W x H (mm)Weight (g)
Time SeriesDive BehaviorHaulout BehaviorTemperatureMortality
HistosProfiles
SPOT-177
CetaceanArgosTemp300114 x 20185
SPOT-193
CetaceanArgosTemp550172 x 22200
SPOT-196

SharkArgosTemp30081 x 51 x 1949
SPOT-240

CetaceanArgosTemp16054 x 46 x 249
SPOT-253
SharkArgosTemp300153 x 40 x 50 (without fins)105
SPOT-257
SharkArgosTemp1,490162 x 57 x 20160
SPOT-258
SharkArgosTemp300106 x 45 x 1953
SPOT-275
PenguinArgosTemp18086 X 17 X 1835
SPOT-287
Hard-Shell TurtleArgosTemp55070 X 41 X 2372
SPOT-293
PinnipedArgosTemp92072 x 54 x 24119
SPOT-299
CetaceanArgosTemp300208 x 20 x 2465
SPOT-303
CetaceanArgosTemp, Light550300 x 24390
SPOT-317
Leatherback TurtleArgosTemp, Light1,49078 x 78 x 42170
SPOT-352
Hard-Shell TurtleArgosTemp, Light92072 x 56 x 22129
SPOT-363
Asset RecoveryArgosTemp17057 x 24 x 1941
SPOT-367
PenguinArgosTemp370107 x 18 x 2145
SPOT-375
Hard-Shell TurtleArgosTemp92099 x 55 x 21152
SPOT-386
Asset RecoveryArgosTemp300110 x 22 x 2050
SPOT-387
Hard-Shell TurtleArgosTemp17059 x 29 x 2339
SPOT-F-338
SharkFastloc, ArgosTemp140109 x 53 x 2181
SPOT-F-368
CetaceanArgosTemp200208 x 20 x 2466
ModelTaxaTrackingSensorsSensor Data ArchiveTransmitted Data ProductsLife (days)L x W x H (mm)Weight (g)
Time SeriesDive BehaviorHaulout BehaviorTemperatureMortality
HistosProfiles

Life calculations assume a nominal 250 Argos transmissions per day and, if applicable, 24 FastLoc locations per day. Tag life can be extended by duty cycling. This is a small representation of our available tags. Tag features and specifications subject to change without notice. 

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