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Yellowfin Tuna with a Wildlife Satellite pop-up Tag

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A 1.3 meter Yellowfin Tuna ready for a healthy release with a Wildlife Satellite pop-up Tag attached by the The Nature Conservancy Bluewater research team, partners with USGS on the Palmyra Blue Water project. This tag will record the tuna’s movements, water temperature preferences etc. and is scheduled to completely detach in 240-360 days where it will then relay all its data back to the researchers via satellite.


Courtesy Kydd Pollock, The Nature Conservancy