- The tag numbers from each tag. The tag number is written in large lettering on the front of the tag. Usually they take the form of two letters followed by a series of numbers (turtles tagged in Malaysia have the letters MY followed by four numbers, eg. MY4401 and MY4402).
- The return address from the back of the tag – this address may even be in another country.
- The place where the turtle was seen or originally caught.
- The date the turtle was seen and/or caught.
The Padang Kemunting Turtle Management Centre
(Pusat Pengurusan Penyu Padang Kemunting)
Tel: +606 384 6754
The Centre is open to public from Tuesdays to Sundays during office hours: 8.30 am - 4 pm. It houses an exhibition hall and an audiovisual room to enhance the knowledge of the public on marine turtles and painted terrapins.
And send one copy of this information (or the tags themselves if the turtle is no longer alive) to:
1, Jalan PJS 5/28A
Petaling Jaya Commercial Centre (PJCC)
46150 Petaling Jaya
And another copy of this information to the Department of Fisheries Malacca (Jabatan Perikanan Negeri Melaka):
Pengarah Perikanan Negeri Melaka
Jabatan Perikanan Negeri Melaka,
Batu Berendam, 75050 Melaka, MALAYSIA.
IF THE SEA TURTLE IS STILL ALIVE -