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Satellite Tracking

Why did animal X stop transmitting?

Understanding the effects of climate change on Caribbean hawksbill turtles: Cuba

A project of WWF in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
Elvira HawksbillAdult2009-11-152011-12-14759
Maria Elena HawksbillAdult2009-11-222011-12-06744

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This project is aimed at gathering a better understanding of the migratory patterns of Hawksbill turtles in the Caribbean and to assess the potential effects of climate change on this species.

Project Partners

This project is possible thanks to the full support given by our Cuban partners: The Centre for Fisheries Research of the Ministry of Food and the National Enterprise for the Protection of Flora and Fauna.

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