Tracking rehabilitated green turtles from Mabul Island, Sabah, Malaysia
Marine Research Foundation
Data provider Marine Research Foundation - Marine Turtle Programme Originating data center Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT) Project partner Rehabilitation of sea turtles in Sabah falls under the jurisdiction of the Sabah Wildlife Department, through their Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU). Facilities for rehabilitation are generously provided by Scuba Junkie Dive Resort on Mabul Island, which has a hatchery for safely rearing eggs and three tanks for holding the rehabilitating turtles. The Marine Research Foundation conducts research on the biology and ecology of sea turtles across many sites in the Indo Pacific region, and provides the equipment, along with technical and scientific input to this tracking project.
Pilcher N. 2021. Tracking rehabilitated green turtles from Mabul Island, Sabah, Malaysia. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1502) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT; http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=1276).
This tracking project aims to determine the behaviour and movements of rehabilitated juvenile green sea turtles, which were brought to the Scuba Junkie rehabilitation center on Mabul Island, and cared for under the careful supervision by the Sabah Wildlife Department veterinarians.
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Attributes in dataset provided
Attribute (table column)
Number of messages received
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Best signal strength in dB
Pass duration in seconds
Number Of Plausibility Checks successful (from 0-4)