Katia has reached New Jersey

On August 25th,  Katia began moving north and is now located off Cape May New Jersey. This track is very similar to several turtles we have tracked in the past. A few of these tracks are described in the publication “Internesting and Postnesting Movements and Foraging Habitats of Leatherback Sea Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) Nesting in Florida”

Tracking turtles and tropical storms

Here in Florida, we are waiting to see how Tropical Storm Erika will affect the beaches along the coastline. Most of the leatherback nests laid this season have hatched already but there are many Green Turtle and Loggerhead nests still incubating in the sand. This weekend the forecast calls for higher than average tides and Read more about Tracking turtles and tropical storms[…]