Satellite Tracking

The turtles listed below have been fitted with satellite tags and released! These turtles were either patients in Gumbo Limbo's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility or they were educational turtles that were released. 

  • What is satellite tracking?
  • Why do we do it?
  • Does the transmitter hurt?
  • How long do the tags stay on?

Find these answers and more from the Sea Turtle Conservancy.

Satellite tracking tag on a sea turtle shell

Click on each name to see where the turtles are now!

Previously Tracked Turtled (no longer transmitting):

  • MAUI - released April 13, 2021
  • COW - released January 26, 202
  • CURIE - released January 26, 2021
  • ARMY ANT - released April 17, 202
  • ZABINI - released June 12, 2019
  • JAK - released November 10, 2019
  • YAMATO - released October 17, 2019
  • PLUTO - released May 30, 2019
  • QUANTUM - released May 30, 2019
  • JASPER - tagged May 11, 2019 with Inwater Research Group
  • OLLIVANDER - released May 7, 2019
  • BUCKBEAK - released December 19, 2018
  • KRAKEN - released January 23, 2018
  • DUNE - released May 23, 2018
  • BLITZEN - released June 29, 2017
  • PEANUT - released December 6, 2016
  • FIVE-OH - released March 9, 2017
  • NEPTUNE - released August 3, 2015
  • BETTY WHITE - released March 20, 2015
  • DULCE - released February 20, 2015
  • SQUIDLY - released January 29, 2015
  • BILLY - released September 25, 2014
  • PHOENIX - released June 12, 2014