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Veracruz, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2017

A project of Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
Asket Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-232017-05-2229
Bella Luz Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2230
Chencha Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-302017-05-2121
Irma Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2230
Juana Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-05-172017-05-225
Karina Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2129
Kika Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-302017-05-2121
Kimberly Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2129
Maura Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2230
Nera Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-232017-05-2128
Semjase Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-232017-05-2229
Tasñepu Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-102017-05-2242
Yosahandy Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2028
Zahoryt Kemp's RidleyAdult2017-04-222017-05-2129

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Introduction

The movements of nesting Kemp's ridley turtles are being monitored using satellite telemetry to determine where they go between successive clutches in a nesting season and where they go after they have completed nesting for the year in Veracruz, Mexico. This information is important in helping identify migratory corridors and foraging habitat used by post-nesting females. Movements of nesting turtles are also being tracked as a means to help predict where and when the turtles might nest again, to aid with nest detection.

This telemetry project is cooperative with the Acuario de Veracruz and the National Park Service at Padre Island National Seashore.

To view other tracking projects conducted at Padre Island National Seashore visit:

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2005

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2006

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2007

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2008

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2010

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2011

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2012

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2013

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2014

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2015

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2016

Padre Island National Seashore Kemp's Ridley Tracking Program-2017

To view the tracking programs cooperatively conducted with Gladys Porter Zoo at Rancho Nuevo, Mexico visit:

Rancho Nuevo, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2010

Rancho Nuevo, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2014

Rancho Nuevo, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2015

Rancho Nuevo, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2016

To view the tracking programs cooperatively conducted with the Acuario de Veracruz visit:

Veracruz, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking 2012 and 2013

Veracruz, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2014

Veracruz, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2015

Veracruz, Mexico Kemp's Ridley Tracking-2016

Shaver, D.J., K.M. Hart, I. Fujisaki, D. Bucklin, A.R. Iverson, C. Rubio, T. F. Backof, P.M. Burchfield, R. J. G. D. Miron, P. H. Dutton, A. Frey, J. Pena, D.G. Gamez, H. J. Martinez, and J. Ortiz. 2017. Inter-nesting movements and habitat-use of adult female Kemp's ridley turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. PLoS ONE 12(3): e0174248.

Shaver, D.J., K.M. Hart, I. Fujisaki, C. Rubio, A.R. Sartain, J. Pena, P.M. Burchfield, D.G. Gamez, and J. Ortiz. 2013. Foraging area fidelity for Kemp's ridleys in the Gulf of Mexico. Ecology and Evolution

3:2002–12.

Shaver, D.J., and C. Rubio. 2008. Post-nesting movement of wild and head-started Kemp’s ridley sea turtles Lepidochelys kempii in the Gulf of Mexico. Endangered Species Research 4:43-55.

  • The presentation of data here does not constitute publication. All data remain copyright of the project partners. Maps or data on this website may not be used or referenced without explicit written consent.
  • For more information please visit the project website.
  • If you have questions or would like to request the use of maps or data for this project please contact cynthia_rubio@nps.gov.

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