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Tracking on Magnifying Olive ridley Journey in Kaironi beach, Papua-Indonesia

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Dataset credit: Udayana University - WWF Joint Program. This project is part of the larger program entitled "Tracking and genetic analysis of sea turtles in the eastern part of Indonesia". The purpose is to identify post nesting migration of Olive, green and hawksbill turtles, as well as raising awareness of the locals to support turtle conservation in the region. Udayana University has been involved in sea turtle conservation in Indonesia since early 1990s. Main arena are research and education/training. WWF Indonesia is the leading non-government organization in the country who committed to focus on sea turtle conservation in all aspects of turtle issues, i.e. habitat protection, trade reduction, and bycatch mitigation.

Biology > Reptiles
Marine, I, Pacific, ISW, Indian Ocean, Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)

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

Temporal coverage
3 May 2008 - 5 May 2010

Taxonomic coverage
Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) [WoRMS]

Udayana University, moredata owner
World Wide Fund for Nature; WWF - Indonesia, moredata owner

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Dataset information:

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research
Metadatarecord created: 2012-11-27
Information last updated: 2012-11-27
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