Foraging area fidelity for Kemp's ridleys in the Gulf of Mexico

@inproceedings{Shaver2013ForagingAF,
  title={Foraging area fidelity for Kemp's ridleys in the Gulf of Mexico},
  author={Donna J Shaver and Kristen M Hart and Ikuko Fujisaki and Cynthia Rubio and Autumn R. Sartain and Jaime Pena and Patrick M Burchfield and Daniel Gomez Gamez and Jaime Ortiz},
  booktitle={Ecology and evolution},
  year={2013}
}
For many marine species, locations of key foraging areas are not well defined. We used satellite telemetry and switching state-space modeling (SSM) to identify distinct foraging areas used by Kemp's ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) tagged after nesting during 1998-2011 at Padre Island National Seashore, Texas, USA (PAIS; N = 22), and Rancho Nuevo, Tamaulipas, Mexico (RN; N = 9). Overall, turtles traveled a mean distance of 793.1 km (±347.8 SD) to foraging sites, where 24 of 31 turtles… CONTINUE READING
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