Location and movements of Roamin' Romana, tagged in Panama

Turtle Name: Roamin' Romana

Deployment location
Playa Chiriqui
, Panama

Deployment coordinates
N09°00   W081°42

Deployment date
8 Jul 2005

Current location
See 'Tracking entries' below

Team in charge of deployment & tracking

Carapace length

152cm

Flipper/pit tag number
RR tag: CH1797 (Chiriqui Beach 2005)
LR tag: VA0940 (probably Chiriqui Beach 2002)

Turtle's sponsor/s

::: Remarks :::

Roaming Romana is an adult female leatherback turtle and was encountered nesting on the night of July 7, 2005, in Zone 3 on Chiriqui Beach in Panama. She measured 152 cm in carapace length and 103.7 cm in carapace width.

She carried two metal flipper tags, one applied during the 2002 nesting season and the other applied earlier during the 2005 nesting season at Chiriqui Beach. A harness with a satellite transmitter was applied after she finished laying 67 normal eggs and 45 yolkless eggs. Roaming Romana was named by a donors providing the funds for the satellite transmitter attached to her carapace.
The leatherback turtle named Roamin' Romana. Click to view an enlarged picture. / ©: WWF-Canon / Carlos Drews
The leatherback turtle named Roamin' Romana.
© WWF-Canon / Carlos Drews
Map locator for this leatherback. Click to view an enlarged animated version. The latest positional ... / ©: WWF / CCC
Map locator for this leatherback. Click to view an enlarged animated version. The latest positional maps are available below
© WWF / CCC

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