Accession Number : AD0693490

Title :   INITIAL EXPERIMENTS WITH MIGRATING CHELONIA MYDAS USING TELEMETRY.

Descriptive Note : Preliminary technical rept.,

Corporate Author : SENSORY SYSTEMS LAB TUCSON ARIZ

Personal Author(s) : Baldwin,Howard A. ; Brumbaugh,Donald L. ; Carr,Archie

Report Date : AUG 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : This preliminary report describes two initial tracking experiments using transmitting floats attached by line to migrating green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas. Data obtained were incomplete but suggestive that navigation guidance does not depend on olfactory cues in the vicinity of Ascension Island. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REPTILES, ECOLOGY), (*TELEMETER SYSTEMS, AQUATIC ANIMALS), DISTRIBUTION, TELEMETERING DATA, SMELL

Subject Categories : Telemetry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE