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    Sea Turtle Equipped with U.S. Navy-funded Satellite Tag Released Back into Ocean

    Sea Turtle Equipped with U.S. Navy-funded Satellite Tag Released Back into Ocean

    VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, UNITED STATES

    11.02.2018

    Photo by Bobbie Camp 

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command

    181102-N-N0701-0001 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Nov. 2, 2018) “Fiori,” a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, heads back into the Atlantic Ocean after being rehabilitated from pneumonia, gas within the gastronintestinal tract, and a recreational fishing hook embedded in its mouth. “Fiori” is equipped with a U.S. Navy-funded satellite tag used to track movements, habitat use, and seasonability of the species in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal Virginia waters as part of a research project with the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center/Released)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 11.02.2018
    Date Posted: 11.06.2018 14:50
    Photo ID: 4879923
    VIRIN: 181102-N-N0701-0001
    Resolution: 3696x2544
    Size: 4.57 MB
    Location: VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, US 

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