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In late March 21 young turtles were brought to DBCA.

Start of monitoring flatback on the beach

With turtle nesting season underway in the Pilbara the DBCA turtle teams have descended on Thevenard and Delambre Islands to monitor this year's action.

Turtle being photographed by Beastcam

Three-dimensional images of flatback turtles taken on Thevenard Island last year are now being used to help researchers better understand the species.

Scientist attaching suction camera to flatback

Flatback turtle daily diaries to give new insight into turtle foraging behaviours.