Samsambo Beach, Suriname
N 05.79° W 54.0°
25 Jun 2005
See 'Tracking entries' below
Team in charge of deployment & tracking
Flipper/pit tag number
0611 ABD6 (pit tagged in Suriname 2001)
::: Remarks :::
Aitkanti (pronounced "eyet-can-tea") is an adult female leatherback sea turtle. She was encountered nesting on the morning of June 25, 2005, on Samsambo Beach in Suriname. She measured 147.5 cm in curved carapace (shell) length.
Aitkanti had already been pit tagged during the 2001 nesting season. A harness with a satellite transmitter was applied after she finished nesting.