A satellite tagged loggerhead being released. Photo: NOAA Fisheries
News, Outreach, Data, and Publications
- Temperature/depth data from satellite-tagged loggerhead turtles: Documented in: Loggerhead turtles are good ocean-observers in stratified mid-latitude regions. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.08.019
- END_DATE = Time of the end of the dive in UTC
- LAT / LON = Approximate positions for end of dive
- N_TEMP = The number of (pressure,temperature) pairs
- TEMP_DBAR = A comma-separated list of the pressure coordinates of the (pressure,temperature) profile (decibars)
- TEMP_VALS = A comma-separated list of the temperature coordinates of the (pressure,temperature) profile (°C)
Crowe, LM, JM Hatch, SH Patel, RJ Smolowitz, and HL Haas. 2020. Riders on the storm: loggerhead sea turtles detect and respond to a major hurricane in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Movement Ecology 8. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-020-00218-6
Yang, T, HL Haas, S Patel, R Smolowitz, MC James, and A Williard. 2019. Blood biochemistry and hematology of migrating loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic: Reference intervals and intrapopulation comparisons. Conservation Physiology 7: coy079. https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coy079
KR Stewart, EL LaCasella, MP Jensen, S Epperly Chester, HL Haas, L Stokes, and PH Dutton. 2019. Using mixed stock analysis to assess source populations for at-sea bycaught juvenile and adult loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the north-west Atlantic. Fish and Fisheries 20:239–254. https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12336.
Patel, SH, SG Barco, LM Crowe, JP Manning, E Matzen, RJ Smolowitz, and HL Haas. 2018. Loggerhead turtles are good ocean-observers in stratified mid-latitude regions. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 213:128–136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2018.08.019
Winton, MV, G. Fay, HL Haas, M Arendt, S.,Barco, MC James, C Sasso, and R. Smolowitz. 2018. Estimating the distribution and relative density of satellite-tagged loggerhead sea turtles in the western North Atlantic using geostatistical mixed effects models. Marine Ecology Progress Series 586:217–232. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12396
Warden, ML, HL Haas, PM Richards, KA Rose, and JM Hatch. 2017. Monitoring trends in sea turtle populations: walk or fly? Endangered Species Research 34:323–337. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00855
Patel, SH, KL Dodge, HL Haas, and RJ Smolowitz. 2016. Videography reveals in-water behavior of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) at a foraging ground. Frontiers in Marine Science 3: 254. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00254
Murray, KT. 2015. Estimated loggerhead (Caretta caretta) interactions in the Mid-Atlantic scallop dredge fishery, 2009–2014. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 15-20. 22 pp.
Warden, ML., HL Haas, KA Rose, and PM Richards. 2015. A spatially explicit population model of simulated fisheries impact on loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Ecological Modelling 299:23–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.11.025
Murray, KT. 2012. Estimating observer sea day requirements in the mid-Atlantic region to monitor loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) interactions Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 12-26. 16 p. https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd1226/
Magnusson GM, KD Bisack, and HO Milliken. 2012. The cost-effectiveness of gear research relative to a closure: Pound nets and sea turtles as an example. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 12-01; 25 p.
Warden, ML. 2011. Modeling loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) interactions with US Mid-Atlantic bottom trawl gear for fish and scallops, 2005–2008. Biological Conservation 144:2202–2212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2011.05.012
Warden, ML and KT Murray. 2011. Reframing protected species interactions with commercial fishing gear: Moving toward estimating the unobservable. Fisheries Research 110:387–390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2011.05.015
Warden, ML. 2011. Proration of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) interactions in US Mid-Atlantic bottom otter trawls for fish and scallops, 2005–2008, by managed species landed. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 11-04. 8 p.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 2011. Preliminary summer 2010 regional abundance estimate of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in northwestern Atlantic Ocean continental shelf waters. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 11-03. 33 p.
Murray KT. 2011. Interactions between sea turtles and dredge gear in the U.S. sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) fishery, 2001–2008. Fisheries Research 107:137–146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2010.10.017
Haas, HL. 2010. Using observed interactions between sea turtles and commercial bottom trawling vessels to evaluate the conservation value of trawl gear modifications. Coastal and Marine Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science 2:263–276. https://doi.org/10.1577/C09-013.1
Smolowitz, R, H Haas, M Milliken, M Weeks, and E Matzen. 2010. Using sea turtle carcasses to assess the conservation potential of a turtle excluder dredge. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:993–1000. https://doi.org/10.1577/M10-061.1
Murray KT. 2009. Characteristics and magnitude of sea turtle bycatch in U.S. mid-Atlantic gillnet gear. Endangered Species Research 8:211–224. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00211.
Murray KT. 2009. Proration of estimated bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles in U.S. mid-Atlantic sink gillnet gear to vessel trip report landed catch, 2002–2006. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 09-19. 7 p. https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0919/
Haas, H, E LaCasella, R LeRoux, HO Milliken, and B Hayward. 2008. Characteristics of sea turtles incidentally captured in the U.S. Atlantic sea scallop dredge fishery. Fisheries Research 93:289–295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2008.05.008.
Murray KT. 2008. Estimated average annual bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in US Mid-Atlantic bottom otter trawl gear, 1996–2004 (2nd edition). Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 08-20. 32 p. https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0820/
Milliken HO, L Belskis, W DuPaul, J Gearhart, H Haas, J Mitchell, R Smolowitz, and W Teas. 2007. Evaluation of a modified scallop dredge’s ability to reduce the likelihood of damage to loggerhead sea turtle carcasses. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 07-07. 31 p.
Murray KT. 2007. Estimated bycatch of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in U.S. Mid-Atlantic scallop trawl gear, 2004–2005, and in sea scallop dredge gear, 2005. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 07-04. 30 p. https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0704/
Murray KT. 2005. Total bycatch estimate of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the 2004 Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) dredge fishery. Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 05-12. 22 p. https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/publications/crd/crd0512/
Murray KT. 2004. Bycatch of sea turtles in the Mid-Atlantic sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) dredge fishery during 2003 (2nd ed.). Northeast Fish Sci Cent Ref Doc 04-11. 25 p.
Murray KT. 2004. Magnitude and distribution of sea turtle bycatch in the sea scallop (Placoplecten magellanicus) dredge fishery in two areas of the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, 2001–2002. Fishery Bulletin 102:671–681. https://spo.nmfs.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-content/2004/1024/murra.pdf
Tagged leatherback sea turtle. Photo: NOAA Fisheries/H. Haas
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