Location and movements of Ibonga, tagged in Kinguere

Turtle Name: Ibonga

Deployment location
Beach Kinguere (National Park Pongara)

Deployment coordinates
Lat: 0° 16,843' N
Long: 9° 18,396' E

Tag left
KUD08099

Tag right
KUD03863 (relecture)

Carapace Length
163 cm

Carapace width
104 cm

Transmitter
67852 / 10121 (antenna pointing forward)

Hour of departure at sea
02h04

Team in Charge
WWF-Gabon

Turtle´s Sponsors
CMS
WWF-Netherlands

:::Remarks:::
Ibonga is an adult female leatherback sea turtle. She was encountered nesting on the morning of March 5, 2006, on Kinguere Beach in the Pongara National Park in Gabon. Ibonga measured 163 cm in shell length. A harness with a satellite transmitter was applied after she finished nesting.
The leatherback turtle named Ibonga. / ©: WWF-Canon
The leatherback turtle named Ibonga. Click to view an enlarged picture.
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Animated map for Ibonga. / ©: WWF-CCC
Map locator for this leatherback. Click to view an enlarged animated version. The latest positional maps are available below.
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