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Kitabanga Project - Marine turtle conservation [Projecto Kitabanga - Conservação de Tartarugas Marinhas]
Contact: Marine Laboratory, more

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Availability: Creative Commons License This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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Description
Track data from turtles tagged by the Kitabanga project, runned since 2003 by the Department of Biology of the Agostinho Neto University (Angola). The objectives of this project are, amongst others, to know the hatching areas and species, feeding areas, population dynamics and migration patterns.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, ASE, Angola, Caretta caretta, Dermochelys coriacea, Lepidochelys olivacea

Geographical coverage
ASE, Angola [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
27 January 2009 - 21 April 2014

Taxonomic coverage
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) [WoRMS]
Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Duke University; Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences; Marine Laboratory, more
Universidade Agostinho Neto; Faculdade de Ciências; DEI de Biologia, moredata creator

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: 2015-03-20
Information last updated: 2015-03-20
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