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Description
NOAA scientists are working to understand the migratory behavior and dispersal patterns of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the South Atlantic Ocean. Neonate loggerhead turtles were tagged near Bahia, Brazil. The purpose was to identify loggerhead turtles' vulnerability to fishing activity based upon seasonality and ocean currents.
Additional information: Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)\n Supplemental information: 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.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, ASW, Brazil, Bahia, Caretta caretta

Geographical coverage
ASW, Brazil, Bahia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
9 December 2013 - 11 January 2014

Taxonomic coverage
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Duke University; Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences; Marine Laboratory, more
Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC), moredata creator Projecto TAMAR, more

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

Publication
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: 2015-03-19
Information last updated: 2015-03-19
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