Ocean Data Viewer

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  • Global Distribution of Sea Turtle Feeding Sites
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  • Description

  • This dataset shows the known locations of sea turtle feeding sites, for five of the seven species: hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), green turtle (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta), and olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea).

    This dataset is no longer being maintained and must be used with caution.

  • Turtle feeding odv legend
  • Citation

  • UNEP-WCMC (1999). Global distribution of sea turtle feeding sites (ver. 1.1). Cambridge (UK): UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Data DOI: https://doi.org/10.34892/4eza-0021