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Northern Cyprus 2009

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
95100a Green TurtleAdult2009-07-152009-08-1026
95102a Green TurtleAdult2009-07-242009-11-11110
Becca LoggerheadAdult2009-07-022010-03-26267
LAPETHOS Green TurtleAdult2009-07-152009-11-08116
Lucy Green TurtleAdult2009-07-052011-06-20715
Marilyn Green TurtleAdult2009-07-042010-11-02486
Randal Green TurtleAdult2009-06-082009-08-2881

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The Marine Turtle Conservation Project is a project of the Marine Turtle Research Group and has been monitoring the nesting beaches of Northern Cyprus since 1992. The project is in collaboration with the Society for the Protection of Turtles in Northern Cyprus (SPoT) and the Department of Environmental Protection. In Northern Cyprus both green and loggerhead turtles nest. Green turtles in the Mediterranean are listed as endangered by the IUCN, with estimates suggesting that there are as few as 300-400 females nesting annually in this region. Loggerhead turtles nest in slightly greater numbers, with approximately 2000-3000 females nesting annually. Approximately 30 % of the green and 10% of the loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean nest in Northern Cyprus.

Project Partners

Marine Turtle Research Group (Annette Broderick, Wayne, Fuller and Brendan Godley) of the University of Exeter, UK, and the Society for the Protection of Turtles in Northern Cyprus (SPoT)



Project Sponsors

This project is supported by British Chelonia Group, Natural Environment Research Council.

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