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Harbor Porpoise

PTT-97-02 "Bjorn"
Argos Number: 24848
Sex: Male
Length: 148 cm
Mass: 53 kg
Released on 2 September 1997
Harbor Porpoise Tag No. 24848

DateTime (UTC)LatitudeLongitude
2-Sep-97
44.783-66.733
3-Sep-975:3544.477-66.593
4-Sep-9723:3043.794-66.261
5-Sep-9723:1043.210-66.379
6-Sep-9722:4843.540-67.210
8-Sep-976:2244.102-68.019
9-Sep-976:1343.692-68.651
10-Sep-975:5943.221-69.479
11-Sep-975:4843.544-69.380
12-Sep-9723:5843.095-70.152
13-Sep-9723:3543.083-70.417
14-Sep-9723:1443.595-69.641
15-Sep-9722:5143.725-69.160
17-Sep-976:2343.580-68.661
18-Sep-9723:2443.787-68.794
19-Sep-975:5943.723-68.670
20-Sep-9722:3943.759-68.721
21-Sep-975:4043.873-68.821
22-Sep-9723:3843.593-69.059
23-Sep-9723:1643.426-69.846
24-Sep-9722:5343.156-70.180
26-Sep-976:2642.804-70.362
27-Sep-976:1742.867-70.158
28-Sep-976:0542.692-70.407

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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