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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 Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Foundation is conducting health assessment and telemetry research using wild-caught and by-caught loggerhead and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles. The project goals include comparing rehabilitated and wild animals, developing a relatively fine temporal and spatial scale surface time ratio for abundance estimates, and understanding how “near shore” and “off shore” populations interact and utilize the habitat. (NMFS Permit No. 16134) more

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.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, ANW, USA, Maryland, ANW, USA, North Carolina, ANW, USA, South Carolina, ANW, USA, Virginia, ASW, USA, Florida, ASW, USA, Georgia, Caretta caretta, Lepidochelys kempii

Geographical coverage
ANW, USA, Maryland [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, North Carolina [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, South Carolina [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, Virginia [Marine Regions]
ASW, USA, Florida [Marine Regions]
ASW, USA, Georgia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
16 September 2013 - 21 March 2015

Taxonomic coverage
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880) [WoRMS]

Parameter
Occurrence of biota

Contributors
Duke University; Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences; Marine Laboratory, more
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, 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: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2015-03-25
Information last updated: 2015-03-25
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