The Cocos Expedition was a great success with 26 sea turtles (25 Pacific green “black” turtles  and one hawksbill turtle) tagged with permanent flipper tags, nine of those tagged with acoustical tags and four with satellite transmitters.  Additionally six hammerhead sharks were tagged.

You can watch the movements of the satellite tagged turtles by clicking here and you can read the full expedition report here.

Three trips are planned for 2010, two of which are open to STRP members.  To learn more click here.