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Following the track of the olive ridley 2011-2012 [Tras la Ruta de Las Tortugas Golfinas.....2011-2012 !!!!]
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.

Notes: Only data aggregated per 1-degree cell are available through OBIS. For access to additional data, the provider needs to be contacted.

Description
The Marine Turtle Protection programme from Los Cabos local government, with the support of WWF-Telcel and CONANP, launched a project in 2009 to satellite-track the movements of the olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) hatching in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Due to the little information available about the migratory patterns of this species in Los Cabos, data obtained with the satellite tracking will help determining future decisions with regards to conservation and management. Since then, 8 olive ridley turtles have been tracked.
In November 2012 Los Cabos local government, in coordination with Hotel Esperanza, continued with the project and tagged and released an adult female olive ridley ("Esperanza") in Hotel Esperanza beach. more

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, ISE, Mexico, Baja California, Lepidochelys olivacea

Geographical coverage
ISE, Mexico, Baja California [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
15 November 2011 - 30 March 2013

Taxonomic coverage
Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Duke University; Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences; Marine Laboratory, more
Protomar Network (PROTOMAR), 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: 2015-03-25
Information last updated: 2015-03-25
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