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    Sea Turtle Equipped with U.S. Navy-funded Satellite Tag [Image 2 of 3]

    Sea Turtle Equipped with U.S. Navy-funded Satellite Tag

    ATLANTIC OCEAN

    05.24.2018

    Photo by Bobbie Camp 

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command

    180524-N-N0701-0004 ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 24, 2018) Scott Chappell, a marine biologist from Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, releases a tagged Kemp's ridley sea turtle back into the ocean off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. The tag is used to track the turtle’s movements and the release was conducted as part of a Navy research project with the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. The turtle was tagged under the Virginia Aquarium stranding agreement with National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and is covered by NMFS sub-permit under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Endangered Species Act permit #TE01150C-1. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

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    Date Taken: 05.24.2018
    Date Posted: 06.13.2018 15:46
    Photo ID: 4481720
    VIRIN: 180524-N-N0701-0004
    Resolution: 4898x3265
    Size: 602.17 KB
    Location: ATLANTIC OCEAN

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