Queensland, K'gari (Fraser Island) - Courting Male Green Turtles 2014-2024

Aubrey Strydom

Dataset credit

Data provider
Aubrey Strydom
Originating data center
Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT)
Project partner
Aubrey Strydom.
Sandy Cape Lighthouse Volunteer Caretakers.
Lower Mary River Land and Catchment Care Group Inc.
Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee
Butchulla Native Title Aboriginal Corporation - Djaar Narawi Rangers
Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation - Land & Sea Rangers
Queensland Parks & Wildlife, K'gari-Fraser Island.
Queensland Parks & Wildlife, Great Sandy Marine Park.
Queensland Turtle Conservation Research Program: Aquatic Threatened Species Unit, (Department of Environment & Science)
Sirtrack, New Zealand.
Wildlife Computers, Redmond, Washington.
Project sponsor or sponsor description
Burnett Mary Regional Group for Natural Resource Management. (Diesel Fuel 2014-2023)

Warner Bros TV Productions (London) 2021.
($4,259.40 for diesel fuel & 2 x Cel-Fi mobile phone repeaters)


Primary contact Aubrey Strydom Aubrey Strydom
Data entry Michael Coyne seaturtle.org


Aubrey Strydom . 2024. Queensland, K'gari (Fraser Island) - Courting Male Green Turtles 2014-2024. Data downloaded from OBIS-SEAMAP (http://seamap.env.duke.edu/dataset/1658) on yyyy-mm-dd and originated from Satellite Tracking and Analysis Tool (STAT; http://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/index.shtml?project_id=1207).


See project ID 1151:



Supplemental information

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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 turtles11,781
Rays and sharks0
Other species0
Non spatial0
Non species0
Date, Begin2015-10-10
Date, End2024-02-21
Temporal prec.111111
Latitude-32.82 - -15.40
Longitude145.41 - 164.62
Coord. prec.3 decimal digits
Data typeTelemetry location
TracklinesYES (ID: 1659)
Traveled (km)37,244
Travel hours69,976
Contr. throughSatellite Tracking and Analysis Tool
Sharing policy Permission required
Shared with SWOT
GBIF (via DOI)*
* Aggregated summary
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