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Pacific Turtle Tracks: Grupo Tortuguero
Entry ID: seamap317

Abstract: The oceanic movements of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta), green
turtles (Chelonia mydas), and a Pacific ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)
were monitored with satellite telemetry between 1996 and 2001 in the Pacific
Ocean. During this time several turtles migrated across the Pacific Ocean,
covering more than 11,500 km between Santa Rosaliita, Baja California, Mexico
(28 40N, 114 14W), and ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.84   S: 11.24   E: -85.87   W: 140.92

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Grupo Tortuguero Tracking Project
Dataset Title: Pacific Turtle Tracks: Grupo Tortuguero
Dataset Series Name: OBIS-SEAMAP
Dataset Release Date: 2006-11-02 05:36:52-05
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Dataset Publisher: OBIS-SEAMAP
Data Presentation Form: vector digital data
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-08-17
Stop Date: 2001-08-30
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Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Longitude Resolution: 0.000167 Decimal degrees
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: Open public unless otherwise noted.
Use Constraints Not to use data contained in OBIS-SEAMAP in any publication, product, or
commercial application without prior written consent of the original data
provider. To cite both the data provider and OBIS-SEAMAP appropriately after
approval of use is obtained. Also please refer to Distribution Liability.
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 919-613-8062
Email: phalpin at
Contact Address:
Duke University
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Phone: 919-613-8021
Fax: 919-684-8741
Email: efujioka at
Contact Address:
Box 90328
City: Durham
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27708
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-04-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24