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ProDelphinus Peru Hawksbill Tracking Project
Mangel J. 2016. ProDelphinus Peru Hawksbill Tracking Project. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1332) on yyyy-mm-dd.
Contact: Mangel, Jeffrey
Availability: 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.
Our Hawksbill Satellite Tracking Project is the first telemetry study of the species in Peru. Hawksbills, including large numbers of juveniles, occur almost exclusively in the northern Peru, mainly in the regions of Piura and Tumbes. Using satellite telemetry, this study will examine hawksbill turtle habitat use to help determine priority areas for conservation and to better understand how these habitats overlap with fishing grounds. more
ProDelphinus is a Peruvian NGO whose aim is the conservation of threatened and endangered marine fauna which have interaction with Peruvian fisheries. We also work hard to promote environmental education and build capacity in local fishing communities with the goal of promoting the long-term sustainability of both the fisheries and the species with which they interact.
Funding for the Pro Delphinus Hawksbill Satellite Tracking Project comes from the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center and the Darwin Initiative.
Only data aggregated per 1-degree cell are available through OBIS. For access to additional data, the provider needs to be contacted.
Biology > Reptiles
Marine, Fishing grounds, Foraging behaviour, Satellite tracking, ISE, Peru, Eretmochelys imbricata
ISE, Peru [Marine Regions]
22 July 2014 - 19 March 2016
Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766) [WoRMS]
Habitat use, Occurrence of biota
Federal Government of the United States of America; Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; National Marine Fisheries Service; Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC), more, data provider
Fisheries Bycatch Research Group, more, data provider
ProDelphinus, more, data creator
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: 2016-06-03