In-Water Monitoring

Publié: 19 août 2015
Dernière modification: 23 février 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.


Collecte de données de base et suivi des données et connaissances
Échelle de la mise en œuvre
Phase de la solution

Facteurs de réussite

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

Enseignements tirés

• 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.