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Harbor Porpoise

PTT-97-02 "Otis"
Argos Number: 16291
Sex: Male
Length: 146.5 cm
Mass: 48 kg
Released on 9 August 1997
Harbor Porpoise Tag No. 16291

DateTime LatitudeLongitude
9-Aug-9715:4944.750-66.733
9-Aug-9720:0044.916-66.766
10-Aug-9716:2744.804-66.452
11-Aug-9716:1744.805-66.746
12-Aug-9719:2744.499-66.617
13-Aug-9717:3444.868-66.694
14-Aug-9719:0444.872-66.655
15-Aug-9717:1244.838-66.332
16-Aug-9717:0144.878-66.268
17-Aug-9720:1344.938-66.379
18-Aug-9718:2044.880-66.021
19-Aug-9721:0244.823-66.561
20-Aug-9717:5844.916-66.553
21-Aug-9717:4544.834-66.422
22-Aug-9717:3744.990-66.451
23-Aug-9717:2545.148-66.176
24-Aug-9717:1444.885-66.039
25-Aug-9717:0344.768-66.061
26-Aug-9716:5043.993-66.563
27-Aug-9716:4144.518-66.376
28-Aug-9721:0544.016-66.450
29-Aug-9717:5644.289-66.817
30-Aug-9717:4844.212-66.908
31-Aug-9717:3744.615-66.555
1-Sep-9719:0944.605-66.390
2-Sep-9717:1644.435-66.321
3-Sep-9717:0744.601-67.013
4-Sep-9718:3344.307-67.328
5-Sep-9716:4344.491-66.750
6-Sep-9716:3244.584-66.575
7-Sep-9716:2244.627-66.511
8-Sep-9719:3344.554-66.494
9-Sep-9719:2144.893-66.355
10-Sep-9717:2944.654-66.489
11-Sep-9721:0044.740-66.307
12-Sep-9718:4844.896-66.349
13-Sep-9718:3444.772-66.379
14-Sep-9718:2344.741-65.928
15-Sep-9721:1244.596-66.322
16-Sep-9719:4444.644-66.250
17-Sep-9717:5244.530-66.101
18-Sep-9717:4144.679-66.201
19-Sep-9717:3144.570-66.087
20-Sep-9717:1944.768-66.116
21-Sep-9720:3144.786-66.424
22-Sep-9718:3744.807-66.304
23-Sep-9718:2644.765-66.272
24-Sep-9718:1744.694-66.118
25-Sep-9719:4744.744-66.124
26-Sep-9717:5344.565-66.312
27-Sep-9720:0844.785-66.248
28-Sep-9717:3144.743-66.180
29-Sep-9717:2144.619-66.348

Sample Questions and Activities--

1. How far do harbor porpoise travel a day? (Average)
2. How far did they travel since their initial tagging?
3. Why do you think they are traveling in a particular direction?
4. Why do whales/porpoises migrate?
5. What is the average rate of travel?
6. What other questions do you have regarding Otis and Bjorn?
7. How would you find your answers?
8. What other information would you need?


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