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In March 2009 PRETOMA and The Sea Turtle Restoration Project (STRP) began research on sea turtles of the Cocos. The first two satellite transmitters were attached to green sea turtles at Cocos, and on this trip, several addition sea turtle satellite transmitters will be deployed in the future.
The need for this data is critical to our ongoing efforts to protect the Pacific leatherback worldwide and to support our efforts to protect Costa Rica’s mainland nesting populations of sea turtles. more

This dataset is a summarized representation of the telemetry locations aggregated per species per 1-degree cell.

Biology > Reptiles
Marine, ISE, Costa Rica, Cocos I., Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766)

Geographical coverage
ISE, Costa Rica, Cocos I. [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
6 December 2013 - 1 July 2014

Taxonomic coverage
Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766) [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Shark and Sea Turtle Restoration Programme (PRETOMA), more Turtle Island Restoration Network, more

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

Based on this dataset:
Coyne, M.S.; Godley, B.J. (2005). Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT): an integrated system for archiving, analyzing and mapping animal tracking data. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 301: 1-7, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-02-24
Information last updated: 2015-02-24
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