NOTE: this research is in collaboration with NOAA & HWF under NOAA permit ESA10a1A-15685
Rocket Girl getting a sat tag.
And a flipper tag from Cheryl
While epoxy curing on Rocket Girl, a search for Barnacle Billie proved fruitful:
Alexander Gaos escorts Billie to the boat with some assist from Tommy Cutt.
Billie on board, waiting her turn in the tagging spa...
Rocket Girl getting released:
And rocket she did!
In the evening, both Barnacle Billie and Rocket Girl were observed resting in the shallows. A screen grab from video of Rocket Girl:
A third hawksbill, Misty was also seen resting in the same area and she was subsequently caught and brought to the beach for tagging.
Video of Misty capture: