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Species: Green Turtle
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2012-06-28 02:00:00
Release Location: Brasilon Beach, Nicaragua
Last Location: 2012-08-31 14:51:56
Saralisa is an adult female green sea turtle. She arrived on Brasilon beach in southwestern Nicaragua on the evening of 27 June 2012. She laid eggs, and after she was done, she was tagged with a SPOT5 satellite tag to track her movements over the coming months. This tagging is part of Paso Pacifico's marine conservation program. We have been protecting the sea turtles of Brasilon beach for the last several years, and are now tracking their movements in order to better understand the issues impacting the survival of the sea turtles we are working to save. Our turtle conservation program and the tagging of turtles by Paso Pacifico is possible due to the generous support of Royal Embassy of Denmark (DANIDA) and the the Nicaragua's Environmental Ministry (MARENA). Saralisa is the first of 6 turtles we will be tagging under this program.
Saralisa was named in honor of Paso Pacifico's founders, Sarah Otterstrom and Liza Gonzalez.