Asranti

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A leatherback encountered nesting May 17, at 9:53 pm.  Curved shell length 173 cm, curved shell width 140 cm.  Asranti was previously flipper tagged and pit tagged in French Guiana. She was the first leatherback turtle satellite tagged for the 2012 nesting season in Suriname.  Asranti had an unusually large pink spot on the top of her head.

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Cumulative distance traveled: 78 km (49 miles)
Distance covered since last location: 8.82 km (5.48 miles)
Time tracked: 11 days

Average speed since release: 0.29 kph (0.18 mph)
Average speed since last location: 0.19 kph (0.12 mph)
Time since last location update: 21,802 hours


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