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Harbor Porpoise
National Aquarium in Baltimore

Sighting Data for "AQUA"
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(NAIB9901PP) "AQUA"
Argos Number: 21192
Sex: Male
Length: 114 cm
Mass: 32.7 kg
Released on 18 June 1999
The young male (estimated to be 8 months old at the time of stranding) was rescued by the New England Aquarium from Wellfleet Harbor, Massachusetts on January 20th, 1999. Five days later the porpoise was transported to the National Aquarium in Baltimore for further care.

At time of stranding the animal was emaciated, 105 cm in length and weighed 16.56 Kg. with a large, deep laceration on the peduncle. As of May 1st, the porpoise was 114 cm in length and weighed 32.72 kg feeding on live fish.

He was transported (flown) to Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Connecicut on June 10th and transported by truck to Gloucester.

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]


"AQUA" Data, Tag # 21192

21192 Date : 18.06.99 14:54:04 LC : 1 IQ : 54 Lat1 : 42.459N Lon1 : 70.598W
21192 Date : 19.06.99 12:05:23 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 42.434N Lon1 : 70.799W
21192 Date : 20.06.99 14:36:25 LC : 0 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 42.130N Lon1 : 70.549W
21192 Date : 21.06.99 10:03:52 LC : 0 IQ : 40 Lat1 : 41.783N Lon1 : 70.279W
21192 Date : 22.06.99 13:50:45 LC : 2 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 41.835N Lon1 : 70.525W
21192 Date : 24.06.99 11:24:07 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 41.781N Lon1 : 70.178W
21192 Date : 25.06.99 15:06:27 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 41.835N Lon1 : 70.550W
21192 Date : 27.06.99 10:37:17 LC : 0 IQ : 40 Lat1 : 42.173N Lon1 : 70.567W
21192 Date : 28.06.99 10:25:44 LC : A IQ : 00 Lat1 : 42.400N Lon1 : 70.108W
21192 Date : 30.06.99 14:13:33 LC : 3 IQ : 66 Lat1 : 42.473N Lon1 : 70.036W
21192 Date : 01.07.99 12:38:32 LC : 0 IQ : 52 Lat1 : 42.444N Lon1 : 69.984W
21192 Date : 02.07.99 13:28:30 LC : 0 IQ : 46 Lat1 : 42.057N Lon1 : 70.043W
21192 Date : 03.07.99 11:25:09 LC : 0 IQ : 46 Lat1 : 41.745N Lon1 : 69.794W
21192 Date : 05.07.99 14:02:43 LC : 2 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 41.130N Lon1 : 69.355W
21192 Date : 06.07.99 11:57:47 LC : 1 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 41.011N Lon1 : 69.014W
21192 Date : 07.07.99 11:37:58 LC : 1 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 41.224N Lon1 : 69.062W
21192 Date : 08.07.99 10:03:44 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 41.149N Lon1 : 69.234W
21192 Date : 09.07.99 11:24:09 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 41.063N Lon1 : 69.306W
21192 Date : 10.07.99 12:12:13 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 41.091N Lon1 : 69.322W
21192 Date : 11.07.99 10:37:03 LC : 0 IQ : 50 Lat1 : 40.904N Lon1 : 69.296W
21192 Date : 12.07.99 11:29:05 LC : 2 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 40.912N Lon1 : 69.249W
21192 Date : 12.07.99 11:29:05 LC : 2 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 40.912N Lon1 : 69.249W
21192 Date : 13.07.99 11:04:00 LC : A IQ : 00 Lat1 : 40.702N Lon1 : 69.425W
21192 Date : 14.07.99 14:04:31 LC : 0 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 41.313N Lon1 : 68.944W
21192 Date : 15.07.99 15:55:03 LC : 0 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 41.664N Lon1 : 68.612W
21192 Date : 16.07.99 15:41:28 LC : 2 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 41.691N Lon1 : 68.527W
21192 Date : 17.07.99 15:32:28 LC : 0 IQ : 48 Lat1 : 41.662N Lon1 : 68.494W
21192 Date : 18.07.99 14:16:16 LC : 0 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 41.598N Lon1 : 68.363W
21192 Date : 19.07.99 12:13:33 LC : 0 IQ : 48 Lat1 : 41.891N Lon1 : 68.356W
21192 Date : 20.07.99 12:15:07 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 42.061N Lon1 : 67.894W
21192 Date : 21.07.99 11:55:23 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 42.208N Lon1 : 67.294W
21192 Date : 22.07.99 14:22:35 LC : 0 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 42.510N Lon1 : 67.227W
21192 Date : 23.07.99 14:14:50 LC : 0 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 42.592N Lon1 : 68.168W
21192 Date : 24.07.99 12:28:15 LC : 0 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 42.684N Lon1 : 69.196W
21192 Date : 25.07.99 13:48:19 LC : 1 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 42.584N Lon1 : 69.907W
21192 Date : 26.07.99 13:38:16 LC : 0 IQ : 48 Lat1 : 42.394N Lon1 : 69.744W
21192 Date : 28.07.99 12:13:23 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 42.155N Lon1 : 70.245W
21192 Date : 29.07.99 12:18:00 LC : 0 IQ : 46 Lat1 : 41.907N Lon1 : 70.479W
21192 Date : 30.07.99 13:09:56 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 42.129N Lon1 : 70.292W
21192 Date : 31.07.99 14:25:52 LC : 1 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 42.205N Lon1 : 70.305W
21192 Date : 01.08.99 14:05:07 LC : 0 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 42.135N Lon1 : 70.315W
21192 Date : 02.08.99 13:47:34 LC : 0 IQ : 57 Lat1 : 42.018N Lon1 : 70.603W
21192 Date : 03.08.99 13:21:59 LC : 0 IQ : 46 Lat1 : 42.151N Lon1 : 70.122W
21192 Date : 05.08.99 14:50:50 LC : 0 IQ : 48 Lat1 : 42.206N Lon1 : 70.463W
21192 Date : 06.08.99 13:55:01 LC : 0 IQ : 48 Lat1 : 42.143N Lon1 : 70.297W
21192 Date : 07.08.99 13:32:44 LC : 0 IQ : 48 Lat1 : 42.261N Lon1 : 70.416W
21192 Date : 08.08.99 15:53:27 LC : 0 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 42.204N Lon1 : 70.313W
21192 Date : 09.08.99 14:25:53 LC : 3 IQ : 66 Lat1 : 42.129N Lon1 : 70.378W
21192 Date : 10.08.99 13:48:12 LC : 3 IQ : 66 Lat1 : 42.360N Lon1 : 70.477W
21192 Date : 11.08.99 13:45:00 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 42.444N Lon1 : 70.565W
21192 Date : 12.08.99 10:24:24 LC : 3 IQ : 50 Lat1 : 42.283N Lon1 : 70.429W
21192 Date : 12.08.99 10:24:24 LC : 3 IQ : 50 Lat1 : 42.283N Lon1 : 70.429W
21192 Date : 13.08.99 14:51:35 LC : 3 IQ : 68 Lat1 : 42.316N Lon1 : 70.436W
21192 Date : 14.08.99 14:14:52 LC : 1 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 42.324N Lon1 : 70.383W
21192 Date : 15.08.99 13:53:34 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 42.426N Lon1 : 70.269W
21192 Date : 16.08.99 12:15:55 LC : 1 IQ : 58 Lat1 : 42.413N Lon1 : 70.284W
21192 Date : 17.08.99 11:53:40 LC : 1 IQ : 56 Lat1 : 42.338N Lon1 : 70.532W


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