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Table 2 Returns rates for tracked and non-tracked females

From: The effect of biologging systems on reproduction, growth and survival of adult sea turtles

Species Non-tracked Tracked
 Groups
  ≤ 5 yr ≤ 10 yr ≤ 15 yr ≤ 5 yr ≤ 10 yr ≤ 15 yr
Green turtles
 All females na na na 76% (n = 45) 86% (n = 43) 93% (n = 40)
 Neophytes 39% (n = 236) 51% (n = 197) 53% (n = 189) 63% (n = 8) 75% (n = 8) 86% (n = 7)
 Remigrants na na na 78% (n = 37) 89% (n = 35) 94% (n = 33)
 ‘Attachment base only’ na na na 84% (n = 19) 89% (n = 19) 89% (n = 19)
 ‘Device attached’ na na na 69% (n = 26) 83% (n = 24) 95% (n = 21)
Loggerhead turtles
 All females na na na 47% (n = 30) 50% (n = 28) 70% (n = 20)
 Neophytes 21% (n = 387) 29% (n = 325) 34% (n = 274) 33% (n = 9) 38% (n = 8) 60% (n = 5)
 Remigrants na na na 52% (n = 21) 55% (n = 20) 73% (n = 15)
 ‘Attachment base only’ na na na 100% (n = 6) 100% (n = 6) 100% (n = 6)
 ‘Device attached’ na na na 33% (n = 24) 36% (n = 22) 57% (n = 14)
  1. Percentage of females resighted after 5, 10, 15 or less years after device attachment or for non-tracked females for both green and loggerhead turtles. All of the resighted females were resighted within a maximum of 15 years. na not applicable