WhaleNet STOP Data
Harbor Porpoise
"Kawamura" No. 24855
Duke University
Marine Lab

Sighting Data
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Harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) tagged and released in August 26, 1997 in Maine by researchers with the Duke University Marine Lab.


"Kawamura"
Argos Number: 24855
Sex: Male
Length: 140 cm
Mass: 46.4 kg
Released on 26 August 1997

Satellite Fixes

Data Format key:
Date (dd.mm.yy): 22.08.96 23:06:55 Time (hr:min:sec)(in GMT), LC (fix quality)

LC just stands for Location Class. Location Classes of 0 and up are the best (derived from 4 or more messages)- a Class 0 is good to within between 1,000 and 5,000 meters. Classes 1,2,3- get consistently more accurate. The letter classes are given no estimate of error, but the A's are better than the B's etc. It appears that some of the letter class locations are pretty good (i.e. several fixes over a short period are quite similar), but then others vary wildly- especially the longitude.

> Lat1: 48.275N [latitude] Lon1: 69.232W [longitude]


24855 Date : 06.11.97 18:46:45 LC : 1
Lat1 : 44.027N Lon1 : 68.071W

24855 Date : 07.11.97 21:47:59 LC : 1
Lat1 : 44.009N Lon1 : 68.081W

24855 Date : 08.11.97 21:23:41 LC : 0
Lat1 : 44.051N Lon1 : 68.125W

24855 Date : 09.11.97 19:51:53 LC : B
Lat1 : 44.066N Lon1 : 68.163W

24855 Date : 10.11.97 20:41:22 LC : 1
Lat1 : 44.009N Lon1 : 68.126W

24855 Date : 11.11.97 17:52:41 LC : 2
Lat1 : 44.049N Lon1 : 68.124W

24855 Date : 12.11.97 17:41:03 LC : 2
Lat1 : 44.027N Lon1 : 68.095W

24855 Date : 13.11.97 21:15:25 LC : 2
Lat1 : 43.997N Lon1 : 68.090W

24855 Date : 15.11.97 17:08:07 LC : 2
Lat1 : 44.012N Lon1 : 68.095W

24855 Date : 17.11.97 20:09:26 LC : 1
Lat1 : 44.072N Lon1 : 68.188W

24855 Date : 18.11.97 16:35:58 LC : 0
Lat1 : 44.232N Lon1 : 67.964W

24855 Date : 19.11.97 19:46:22 LC : 0
Lat1 : 44.018N Lon1 : 68.413W

24855 Date : 20.11.97 22:02:03 LC : 2
Lat1 : 43.943N Lon1 : 68.187W

24855 Date : 22.11.97 19:12:30 LC : A
Lat1 : 44.055N Lon1 : 68.377W

24855 Date : 23.11.97 22:32:34 LC : 0
Lat1 : 43.725N Lon1 : 68.909W

24855 Date : 24.11.97 20:33:29 LC : B
Lat1 : 43.398N Lon1 : 68.863W

24855 Date : 26.11.97 21:29:37 LC : 2
Lat1 : 43.622N Lon1 : 69.687W

24855 Date : 27.11.97 18:16:56 LC : 0
Lat1 : 43.553N Lon1 : 69.845W

24855 Date : 28.11.97 19:47:57 LC : 3
Lat1 : 43.247N Lon1 : 70.351W

24855 Date : 29.11.97 22:04:27 LC : 3
Lat1 : 43.284N Lon1 : 70.403W

24855 Date : 30.11.97 19:27:05 LC : 2
Lat1 : 43.005N Lon1 : 70.549W

24855 Date : 01.12.97 19:13:30 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.833N Lon1 : 70.630W

24855 Date : 02.12.97 20:59:54 LC : A
Lat1 : 42.879N Lon1 : 70.669W

24855 Date : 03.12.97 22:15:41 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.875N Lon1 : 70.615W

24855 Date : 04.12.97 21:52:04 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.875N Lon1 : 70.630W

24855 Date : 05.12.97 16:51:10 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.829N Lon1 : 70.610W

24855 Date : 06.12.97 18:19:02 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.800N Lon1 : 70.683W

24855 Date : 07.12.97 18:07:11 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.872N Lon1 : 70.664W

24855 Date : 08.12.97 17:57:12 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.899N Lon1 : 70.550W

24855 Date : 11.12.97 17:24:51 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.676N Lon1 : 70.305W

24855 Date : 12.12.97 17:13:53 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.975N Lon1 : 70.566W

24855 Date : 15.12.97 18:23:00 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.898N Lon1 : 70.602W

24855 Date : 16.12.97 18:09:05 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.892N Lon1 : 70.721W

24855 Date : 24.12.97 21:14:10 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.920N Lon1 : 70.415W

24855 Date : 25.12.97 19:53:22 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.899N Lon1 : 70.468W

24855 Date : 27.12.97 17:50:13 LC : 1
Lat1 : 43.012N Lon1 : 70.483W

24855 Date : 29.12.97 19:05:28 LC : 1
Lat1 : 43.076N Lon1 : 70.490W

24855 Date : 30.12.97 18:59:13 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.728N Lon1 : 70.713W

24855 Date : 31.12.97 17:06:20 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.681N Lon1 : 70.385W

24855 Date : 01.01.98 21:38:40 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.567N Lon1 : 70.160W

24855 Date : 02.01.98 21:16:53 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.420N Lon1 : 70.456W

24855 Date : 03.01.98 18:13:24 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.494N Lon1 : 70.510W

24855 Date : 04.01.98 19:43:41 LC : A
Lat1 : 42.472N Lon1 : 70.208W

24855 Date : 05.01.98 17:49:09 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.493N Lon1 : 70.308W

24855 Date : 06.01.98 19:19:01 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.294N Lon1 : 70.534W

24855 Date : 07.01.98 19:08:41 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.187N Lon1 : 70.520W

24855 Date : 08.01.98 17:18:35 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.069N Lon1 : 70.467W

24855 Date : 09.01.98 18:47:15 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.037N Lon1 : 70.461W

24855 Date : 10.01.98 18:37:16 LC : A
Lat1 : 42.202N Lon1 : 70.518W

24855 Date : 11.01.98 18:23:54 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.040N Lon1 : 70.462W

24855 Date : 12.01.98 22:36:59 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.128N Lon1 : 70.432W

24855 Date : 13.01.98 19:45:29 LC : B
Lat1 : 42.085N Lon1 : 70.557W

24855 Date : 14.01.98 21:52:15 LC : 3
Lat1 : 41.993N Lon1 : 70.417W

24855 Date : 15.01.98 17:40:27 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.145N Lon1 : 70.528W

24855 Date : 16.01.98 19:11:30 LC : 0
Lat1 : 41.998N Lon1 : 70.361W

24855 Date : 17.01.98 20:47:52 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.247N Lon1 : 70.408W

24855 Date : 18.01.98 17:08:42 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.243N Lon1 : 70.378W

24855 Date : 19.01.98 18:38:09 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.391N Lon1 : 70.499W

24855 Date : 20.01.98 18:26:38 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.429N Lon1 : 70.521W

24855 Date : 21.01.98 18:14:30 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.572N Lon1 : 70.424W

24855 Date : 22.01.98 22:39:08 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.430N Lon1 : 70.528W

24855 Date : 25.01.98 21:11:00 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.429N Lon1 : 70.359W

24855 Date : 26.01.98 18:59:05 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.814N Lon1 : 70.336W

24855 Date : 30.01.98 18:16:05 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.543N Lon1 : 70.431W

24855 Date : 31.01.98 19:47:33 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.400N Lon1 : 70.516W

24855 Date : 01.02.98 19:35:11 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.424N Lon1 : 70.475W

24855 Date : 02.02.98 19:23:44 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.286N Lon1 : 70.563W

24855 Date : 03.02.98 19:14:59 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.557N Lon1 : 70.221W

24855 Date : 05.02.98 18:51:55 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.128N Lon1 : 70.185W

24855 Date : 06.02.98 21:47:41 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.120N Lon1 : 70.174W

24855 Date : 07.02.98 22:40:08 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.035N Lon1 : 70.000W

24855 Date : 09.02.98 20:41:38 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.091N Lon1 : 70.102W

24855 Date : 10.02.98 19:36:04 LC : 2
Lat1 : 42.106N Lon1 : 70.126W

24855 Date : 11.02.98 21:38:22 LC : 3
Lat1 : 42.128N Lon1 : 70.134W

24855 Date : 12.02.98 17:35:12 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.122N Lon1 : 70.225W

24855 Date : 13.02.98 17:23:39 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.110N Lon1 : 70.255W

24855 Date : 14.02.98 18:51:56 LC : 1
Lat1 : 42.107N Lon1 : 70.210W

24855 Date : 16.02.98 21:28:02 LC : 0
Lat1 : 42.145N Lon1 : 70.250W

24855 Date : 17.02.98 18:19:58 LC : B
Lat1 : 42.183N Lon1 : 70.163W


"Kawamura" Data, Tag # 24855
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