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Andalusia, Spain. Small loggerheads from a nest at Pulpí (Almería)
Adolfo Marco & Eduardo Belda . 2017. Andalusia, Spain. Small loggerheads from a nest at Pulpí (Almería). Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP ( on yyyy-mm-dd originated from Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT;
Contact: Belda, Eduardo

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Abstract: The project aims to study the distribution and dispersal of juvenile loggerheads. The juvenile are < 1 year. They come from a a headstarting program with eggs from a nest found at a beach in Pulpi (Andalusia, Spain). This is the second nest ever found at this region. The nest was found at Palmeras Beach (Pulpi) by a fishermen family and rescued by the NGO Equinac. <br>Te nest was doomed and the eggs were relocated and incubated at the Doñana Biological Station (CSIC). Neonates were raised at the Acuario de Sevilla (Sevilla, Spain) and the CEGMA of Algeciras. Tagging was conducted by researchers from Universitat Politècnica de Valencia-IGIC and University of Valencia. Supplemental information: <a href='' target='_new'>Visit STAT's project page</a> for additional information. This dataset is a summarized representation of the telemetry locations aggregated per species per 1-degree cell. more

Original provider: Doñana Biological Station (CSIC)-Universitat Politècnica de València Dataset credits: Data provider Seguimiento de juveniles de Tortuga boba Originating data center <a href='' target='_blank'>Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)</a> Project partner Doñana Biological Station, CSIC<br>Universitat Politècnica of València UPV-IGIC<br>Unidad de Zoología Marina, Universidad de Valencia UV<br>Asociación Española de Herpetología-AHE<br>Environmental Office of Andalusia<br>Aquarium of Sevilla<br>NGO Equinac<br>Fundación Hombre y Territorio<br> Project sponsor or sponsor description This project was funded by <br>1. Ministerio de Agricultura y Medio Ambiente (Spain),16MNSV006, Marcaje y seguimiento con emisores satelitales de especies protegidas: tortugas bobas (Caretta caretta) de un año de edad procedentes de nidos del mediterráneo peninsular.<br>2. Universitat Politècnica de València (ARGOS).<br>3Fundación Hombre y Territorio which provided funds throw a crowfunding initiative for one of the tags (Morla)

Biology > Reptiles
Marine/Coastal, Distribution, organism, Sea turtles, AE, East Atlantic, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, Mediterranean, Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geographical coverage
AE, East Atlantic [Marine Regions]
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -39,5; MinLat: 32,5 - MaxLong: 29,5; MaxLat: 46,5 [WGS84]
MED, Mediterranean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
17 June 2016 - 26 January 2017

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

Technical University of Valencia; Departamento de Ciencia Animal (DCAN)data creator
Belda, Eduardo
Seaturtle.orgdata provider

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Monitoring: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2017-10-02
Information last updated: 2022-08-03
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