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Neonates tagged off Brazil
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.
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.
Biology > Reptiles
Marine, ASW, Brazil, Bahia, Caretta caretta
ASW, Brazil, Bahia [Marine Regions]
9 December 2013 - 11 January 2014
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Occurrence of biota
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), more, data creator more
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: 2015-03-19
Information last updated: 2015-03-19