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Israel's sea turtle monitoring program
Contact: Marine Laboratory, more
Availability: This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Notes: Only data aggregated per 1-degree cell are available through OBIS. For access to additional data, the provider needs to be contacted.
Monitoring the behavior and migration of sea turtles released after being held in captivity for rehabilitation reasons as well as green turtles that were part of a captive breeding program. The goal of this project is conservation and research of the endangered turtle species: Loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) and Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas). with the idea to enhance the growth of their population in the Mediterranean sea. Supplemental infomation: Visit STAT's project page for additional information. This dataset is a summarized representation of the telemetry locations aggregated per species per 1-degree cell.
Biology > Reptiles
Marine, MED, Israel, Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas
MED, Israel [Marine Regions]
18 June 2014 - 7 March 2014
Occurrence of biota
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: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-18
Information last updated: 2015-03-18