Galveston, Texas Head Start Captive Reared Sea Turtle Program Data, 1979-2016 (NCEI Accession 0157625)

Metadata Updated: February 27, 2019

This is a compilation of several data sets related to the Galveston Texas Seaturtle Headstart program. Most notable is the Kemp's ridley headstart program [1978-1992] which captive reared up to 2,000 Kemp's ridley hatchlings per year until they were large enough to receive up to 4 tags, then they were released into the wild in the Gulf of Mexico. Morphometric measurements such as carapace length, carapace width, body depth and weight are taken to track growth and health. This data package also contains data from the seawater intake pump. Water quality data is recorded during the intake of seawater through the intake lines. This data package also contains a summary of bacteria found in the turtle tanks. In order to maintain healthy reared sea turtle swabs were taken and tested for several different bacteria.

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Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 4, 2017 (publication), August 23, 2018 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 5, 2018
Metadata Created Date February 7, 2018
Metadata Updated Date February 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 4, 2017 (publication), August 23, 2018 (revision)
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Access Constraints Cite as: Higgins, Benjamin (2017). Galveston, Texas Head Start Captive Reared Sea Turtle Program Data, 1979-2016 (NCEI Accession 0157625). Version 3.3. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. [access date], NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -94.81456
Bbox North Lat 29.278028
Bbox South Lat 29.274811
Bbox West Long -94.819688
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Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1979-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2016-09-07

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