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Cemetery Beach Port Hedland Flatback Tracking Project 2009/2010

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Description
Flatback turtles are being satellite tracked from Cemetery Beach in the town of Port Hedland in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. This is the second year of this project and with 5 transmitters deployed in 2008/2009 and an addtional 10 transmitters deployed during the 2009/2010 season. The project is being sponsored by BHPBIO as part of the Quantum Project. Dataset credit: Western Australian Sea Turtle Satellite Tracking Project. Project partners:

  • BHP Billiton Quantum Project
  • Care for Hedland Association
  • Pendoley Environmental Pty Ltd.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, I, Pacific, ISW, Indian Ocean

Geographical coverage
I, Pacific [Marine Regions]
ISW, Indian Ocean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
10 December 2009 - 26 February 2011

Contributors
Pendoley Environmental Pty Ltd, moredata owner

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-27
Information last updated: 2012-11-27
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