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Mackay & District Turtle Watch
Citation
Hamann M. 2016. Mackay & District Turtle Watch. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1221) on yyyy-mm-dd.
Contact: Hamann, Mark

Access data
Archived data
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 project is an initiative of Ken Griffin, Secretary of Mackay and District Turtle Watch Association. It is a collaboration between Mackay & District Turtle Watch Assoc. and James Cook University to understand the behaviour of flatback turtles in Central Queensland. The four turtles were named by children of local schools. more

The project was generously funded by The Mackay Regional Council and is supported by the volunteers of Mackay & District Turtle Watch Association and students of James Cook University.

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


Scope
Themes:
Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, Satellite tracking, ISEW, Australia, Queensland, Chelonia mydas, Natator depressa

Geographical coverage
ISEW, Australia, Queensland [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
24 November 2014 - 20 March 2016

Taxonomic coverage
Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Natator depressa (Garman, 1880) [WoRMS]

Parameters
Behaviour, Occurrence of biota

Contributors
James Cook University, moredata providerdata creator Mackay & District Turtle Watch Association, moredata provider

Related datasets
Published in:
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more


Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring
Metadatarecord created: 2016-05-26
Information last updated: 2016-06-02
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