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Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)

Created: January 16th, 2008 - 11:40 AM
Last Modified: November 30th, 2009 - 11:19 AM
Entered by: Joe Burgess
Record 8103
Country:
United States
State:
Florida
County:
Saint Johns County
Time:
2007-06-26 16:45:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Beach
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
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Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Clear
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
3.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

This female (approximately 340 kg) D. coriacea came ashore on Vilano Beach (to nest) about 4 km north of the St Augustine Inlet.

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Comments

Posted by Mike VanValen on Jan 17, 2008 at 10:33 AM

Nice. A first for the database!