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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)

Biology > Reptiles
Marine, ANW, USA, Delaware, ANW, USA, New Jersey, ANW, USA, North Carolina, ANW, USA, South Carolina, ASW, USA, Georgia, Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
ANW, USA, Delaware [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, New Jersey [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, North Carolina [Marine Regions]
ANW, USA, South Carolina [Marine Regions]
ASW, USA, Georgia [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
22 May 2013 - 29 September 2014

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

Occurrence of biota

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

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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