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Satellite Tracking

Why did animal X stop transmitting?

North Cyprus 2017

A project of Marine Turtle Research Group in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
Alpadeo LoggerheadAdult2017-06-162017-12-11178
ESK-Bubbles LoggerheadAdult2017-05-312017-09-10102
Nehir LoggerheadAdult2017-06-222017-12-11172
Pacific Rentals LoggerheadAdult2017-07-082017-12-12157

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Introduction



This year we are targeting satellite tracking of loggerheads to specific females at Alagadi. PhD student Julia Haywood has spent a year in the lab using forensics to find out which of the regular Alagadi nesting females may be using certain areas of interest as foraging sites. With a hit list of females in hand we set about tracking known females, but due to a relatively poor turnout of nesting females, not many of our target girls turned up. We therefore only managed to track 4 of our target of 11 females. Seven transmitters are ready to go out in 2018 when we hope to see more loggerhead nesting.

Project Sponsors

Many thanks to the following supporters:

Kuzey Kibris Turkcell - Annual sponsorship of £>1000.

English School of Kyrenia - Regular fund and awareness raising effort.

Pacific rentals - regular sponsorship.

Alpadeo web design - voluntary web design and management.

Burak Eyyüpler - voluntary veterinary support.

           

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