Sea turtle seen near Stockton

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Sea turtle seen near Stockton

Post by yoloherper » November 17th, 2015, 12:15 am

Just got forwarded this video taken by a bass fisherman on the San Joaquin. Pretty crazy!
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Post by Calfirecap » November 17th, 2015, 7:53 am

Very cool, you should voucher that one Elliot. Co record.

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Post by yoloherper » November 17th, 2015, 4:24 pm

It would be awesome to take a day and go look for it, but with the canal network in that area, who knows where it is at this point. The sighting did get reported to sea turtle researchers at NOAA so getting it into the database would be more of a personal triumph.
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Post by Fieldnotes » November 18th, 2015, 11:01 pm

This is shocking news, thanks for posting the link.

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Post by Brian Hubbs » November 19th, 2015, 10:45 am

There must be such an abundance of sea turtles now, they are expanding into fresh water territories. Next, they will be found in ranch ponds and Lake Tahoe. :thumb:

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Post by Gary N » November 23rd, 2015, 11:26 am

The elevation of Manteca is 36 ft. (11 m.) I wonder if this is a new elevation record for the species. ;)

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Post by Fieldnotes » November 25th, 2015, 1:45 pm

:lol: Nice observation

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Post by Chad M. Lane » November 29th, 2015, 3:08 pm

They also found a dead one a few weeks earlier at Tiki Lagoon.



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Re: Sea turtle seen near Stockton

Post by Gary N » November 30th, 2015, 9:40 pm

Chad M. Lane wrote:They also found a dead one a few weeks earlier at Tiki Lagoon.
I can't find anything about the Tiki Lagoon turtle online. Did it get written up in a newspaper or posted online anywhere that you know of?

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