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Life Stage: Sub-Adult
Release Date: 2008-05-26 00:00:00
Release Location: SW Atlantic
Last Location: 2008-10-18 13:09:26
This turtle was captured on a Uruguayan pelagic longline vessel operating in the SW Atlantic within Uruguayan waters. Agustina was hooked in the beak. A PNOFA scientific observer removed the hook and released the turtle in good condition. Agustina was named after a fisherman's daughter and measured 56 cm CCL x 54 cm CCW.