Post-nesting Migration of Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) from Southern Mozambique!




Loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) nesting at the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve (POPMR), were chosen for the SWIOFP’s satellite tagging program based on the following criteria: i) feeding grounds and migratory routes of loggerhead turtles that utilize nesting beaches in southern Mozambique were unknown; ii) loggerhead turtles in Mozambique were yet to be studied using satellite telemetry; iii) existence of robust, scientific data on the nesting population due to a well-established monitoring program; iv) the nesting season (October – March) is well known; v) POPMR is the most important nesting area for loggerheads in the country; and vi) due to it’s proximity to Maputo (~120 km), the POPMR is logistically easier to work than othe








- Maputo


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Marinha;
- Biodiversidade Costeira


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Identificação, Monitoria, Indicadores e Avaliações


- Reserva Marinha Parcial da Ponta do Ouro



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