In-Water Monitoring

Publicado: 19 Agosto 2015
Última edición: 23 Febrero 2017
Consistent use of tangle-nets, visual surveys, and hand captures provide valuable insights to hawksbill turtle biology, life history, residency times, growth rates, and dietary requirements of hawksbill turtles, as well as connectivity between nesting and foraging areas.


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Factores favorables

• Ability to work with local partners to secure transportation for cruises. • Advanced geo-positioning technology and field scientific equipment has enabled more sophisticated research.

Lecciónes aprendidas

• Challenges associated with reconciling U.S. organizational policies regarding accounting procedures and insurance requirements with on-the-ground logistics and the provision of services to facilitate in-water monitoring.