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Sea turtles validated sightings reported in the Mediterranean Sea from 2019 onwards by avvistAPP users
Tirelli V, Goruppi A (2024): Sea turtles validated sightings reported by avvistAPP users. v3.4. National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics. Dataset/Samplingevent. https://doi.org/10.13120/0wuxff https://doi.org/10.13120/23ce-tb78

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Sampling Methods avvistAPP is a free citizen science tool that allows everyone to actively contribute to the monitoring of marine animals. Available both in Google and Apple app stores. App description: https://doi.org/10.13120/h127-9v54 Study Extent Mediterranean Sea from 2019 onwards. Method step description: The reported sightings are validated by researchers.

Biology > Reptiles
Marine/Coastal, Citizen science, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, MED, Adriatic Sea, Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758), Cheloniidae Oppel, 1811, Dermochelyidae Fitzinger, 1843

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 12,6371; MinLat: 44,59 - MaxLong: 13,762; MaxLat: 45,7895 [WGS84]
Mediterranean [Marine Regions]
MED, Adriatic Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
7 August 2019 - 13 November 2022

Taxonomic coverage
Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) [WoRMS]
Cheloniidae Oppel, 1811 [WoRMS]
Dermochelyidae Fitzinger, 1843 [WoRMS]

Categorisation (as living or non-living) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]
Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

National Institute of Oceanography and Applied Geophysics (OGS), moredata creatordata creatordata manager
Delfini e Tartarughe del Golfo di Trieste (DelTa), moredata manager

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EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Citizen science
Metadatarecord created: 2021-12-16
Information last updated: 2024-07-18
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