Wildcoast. (2001, July 10). VILLAGE FEASTS ON GIANT SATELLITE-TAGGED GREEN TURTLE. [Online}. Available: www.wildcoast.net [2001, July 10].
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sea turtles; Baja California Sur; Mexico; research; satellite transmitter; poaching; black market; tagging
Baja California Sur, Mexico. Gata, a 310lb female eastern Pacific green sea turtle (also known locally as the black turtle) was consumed at a community feast at a fishing village recently in southern Baja California despite the presence of a $2,500 satellite transmitter.