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Satellite Tracking

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North Carolina Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Monitoring Project

A project of Seaturtle.org/NCWRC/KBSTRRC in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
Lea LoggerheadSub-Adult2013-08-022013-09-2857
Sennet LoggerheadSub-Adult2009-09-162010-12-01441

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Introduction

Since 1997, the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, located on Topsail Island in North Carolina, has worked towards caring for sick or injured sea turtles in order that they should be released back to the wild. Each year, the KBSTRRC admits dozens of turtles that have been found in North Carolina and elsewhere. Working in collaboration with the wildlife veterinarians from North Carolina State University and others, the staff of the KBSTRRC have successfully rehabilitated and released more than 100 sea turtles over the past 7 years.

The majority of turtles that have been released have been juveniles, and up until now there was no information available on where and how the turtles were going in the water. Now, with the help of satellite tracking, we can watch where some of the rehabilitated turtles go after their treatment at the KBSTRRC.

Project Partners

The partners of this tracking project include Jean Beasley and her crew of volunteers and interns at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, Matthew Godfrey and Wendy Cluse of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, and Michael Coyne of SEATURTLE.ORG.

           

Project Sponsors

We are looking for sponsors for this project. Please contact tracking@seaturtle.org if you are interested in sponsoring one or more satellite tracked turtles from the North Carolina Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Monitoring Project

  • 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 mcoyne@seaturtle.org.

SEATURTLE.ORG collaborates with Argos to help scientists and conservationists manage and analyse their valuable animal tracking data.

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