Investigate the nesting population dynamics of leatherback sea turtles within and between the beaches of St. Croix and Puerto Rico. Project will monitor turtle movements using satellite tags through the nesting season to understand if populations are declining or shifting use of Caribbean beaches.
NFWF Grant Profile
Project Title: Tracking Habitat Use and Movement of Atlantic Leatherbacks in the Northern Caribbean (PR, USVI)
The Ocean Foundation
Puerto Rico and St. Croix, US Virgin Islands