Turtle tagging: Semporna divers question methods in lifting turtles in sea

Published on 14 May 2019 7:48:21 PM

Semporna Professional Divers Association is concerned about methods used by certain researchers to tag turtles in waters off Mabul Island in Sabah.

Its deputy president Dahlan Maizin said the method of using “lift bags” to bring turtles to the surface for tagging purposes might be harmful to the marine species.