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Juvenile loggerheads from Lampedusa Island, Italy
Contact: Luschi, Paolo

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Description
Lampedusa is an island located on the northern edge of the Gulf of Gab├ęs, one of the most important foraging grounds for both adult and juvenile loggerheads living in the Mediterranean Sea. This project aims at investigating the movements of the neritic-stage juvenile turtles in this area.

Scope
Themes:
Biology > Reptiles
Keywords:
Marine, Satellite tracking, Telemetry, MED, Mediterranean, Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758), Testudines

Geographical coverage
MED, Mediterranean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
6 March 2007 - 23 September 2007

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

Contributors
Seaturtle.org, more
University of Pisa, more
University of Pisa; Department of Biology; Islameta Group, moredata provider

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
OBIS-SEAMAP: Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations, more

Publication
Based on this dataset
Casale, P. et al. (2012). Long-term residence of juvenile loggerhead turtles to foraging grounds: a potential conservation hotspot in the Mediterranean. Aquat. Conserv. 22(2): 144-154. http://hdl.handle.net/10.1002/aqc.2222, more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2014-01-15
Information last updated: 2014-01-15
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