Tracking small loggerheads from spanish nests

Universitat Politècnica de València

Dataset credit

Data provider
Seguimiento de juveniles de Tortuga boba
Originating data center
Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)
Project partner
The results presented in this project come from the collaboration of researches of different spanish institutions
Universitat Politècnica de València
Unidad de Zoología Marina, Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
Research Institute Doñana Biological Station, CSIC
Fundación CRAM
Oceanogràfic, Valencia
Generalitat Valenciana
Junta de Andalucia
Oceanogràfic de Valencia
Acuario de Sevilla
Xaloc Hermanos de Sal

Project sponsor or sponsor description
Funding has benn provided by different institutions and associations:
2. Universitat Politècnica de València
2. Ministerio de Agricultura y Medio Ambiente (Spain),16MNSV006
3. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, CGL2011-30413, University of Valencia
4. Fundació CRAM
5. Fundación Hombre y Territorio


Primary contact Eduardo Belda Seguimiento de juveniles de Tortuga boba
Data entry Michael Coyne



The project tracks small juvenile loggerhead turtles. The turtles were born in Valencia (Spain) and Catalonia from natural nests found in Spain in 2014 and in Andalusia in 2015, and Valencia (2016). Eggs were translocated and the neonates were headstared in different centers: Arca del Mar, Oceanogràfic de Valencia, Acuario de Sevilla, Fundación CRAM and at the CEGMA Algeciras.



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This section explains attributes included in the original dataset. OBIS-SEAMAP restricts the attributes available to the public to date/time, lat/lon and species names/counts only. Should you need other attributes described here, you are encouraged to contact the data provider.

Attributes described below represent those in the original dataset provided by the provider.
Only minimum required attributes are visible and downloadable online. Other attributes may be obtained upon provider's permission.

Attributes in dataset

Attribute (table column)Description
prognumProgram number
tag_idPTT ID
lcLocation class
iqQuality indicator
dir1Dir 1
nb_mesNumber of messages received
big_nb_mesdefinition not provided
best_levelBest signal strength in dB
pass_durationPass duration in seconds
nopcNumber Of Plausibility Checks successful (from 0-4)
calcul_freqCalculated frequency
altitudeAltitude used for location calculation
speciesSpecies name
project_idSTAT Project ID
lc_filterParameters to location filtering
speed_filterParameters to speed filtering
distance_filterParameters to distance filtering
topo_filterParameters to topo filtering
time_filterParameters to time filtering
angle_filterParameters to angle filtering
life_stageLife stage of the animal
genderGender of the animal
wetdryWet or dry
wetdry_filterParameters to Wet or dry filterint
obs_datetimeDate and time (local time zone)
timezone_hTime difference from UTC
Marine mammals0
Sea turtles750
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Date, Begin2015-09-15
Date, End2015-12-14
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude35.94 - 40.29
Longitude-2.87 - 13.73
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
Data typeTelemetry location
TracklinesYES (ID: 1315)
Traveled (km)7,460
Travel hours6,958
Contr. throughSatellite Tracking and Analysis Tool
Sharing policy Permission required
Shared with SWOT
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