Leatherback Turtle

Our leatherback designs are the product of many years development working closely with leading researchers in the industry. The packages feature angled bases to match the curve of the turtle’s carapace. Leatherback tags are attached by looping a line made of stainless steel or monofilament through the turtle’s carapacial ridge.

Leatherback Turtle
ModelTrackingSensorsSensor Data ArchiveTransmitted Data ProductsLife (days)L x W x H (mm)Frontal Area (mm2)Weight (g)
Time SeriesDive BehaviorHaulout BehaviorTemperatureMortality
HistosProfiles
SPOT-310
ArgosTemperature1,48686 x 86 x 211729169
SPOT-317
ArgosTemp1,486128 x 72 x 211530180
SPLASH10-F-294
Fastloc, ArgosDepth, Temp, Light48586 x 86 x 262072208
SPLASH10-F-295
Fastloc, ArgosDepth, Temp, Optional Light485129 x 72 x 261894225
SPLASH10-F-323
Fastloc, ArgosDepth, Temp, Light240225 x 71 x 76NA185
ModelTrackingSensorsSensor Data ArchiveTransmitted Data ProductsLife (days)L x W x H (mm)Weight (g)
Time SeriesDive BehaviorHaulout BehaviorTemperatureMortality
HistosProfiles

Life estimates rely on battery variability, temperature, power settings, features utilized, etc. Life estimates are calculated using manufacturers’ specifications and assumes 250 transmissions per day and, where applicable, 24 Fastloc® acquisitions per day.

Most SPLASH tags come in a 10 (does not contain Fastloc) or BF (does not contain depth) version. Ask your technical sales consultant which tag best meets your research goals.

This is a small representation of our available tags. Tag features and specifications subject to change without notice.

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