ATT: Ecology and biodiversity of sea turtle breeding grounds on São Tomé Island | CCMAR
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ATT: Ecology and biodiversity of sea turtle breeding grounds on São Tomé Island

Saturday, January 28, 2017 to Saturday, February 4, 2017
São Tomé

1. Beach patrols at night and estimates of nest eclosion rate (Sara Vieira &Alexandra Teodósio)
2. Behavioural tests of hachlings (righting time, velocity, swimming) (Sara Vieira &
Alexandra Teodósio)
3. Benthic diversity of turtle feeding areas (major taxomonic groups, algae, sponges, sea urchin, polychaeta, etc), rocks and sand (Peter Wirtz)
4. Describing the major groups of fishes in turtle feeding areas (Karim Erzini & Peter Wirtz)
5. Characterisation of the major plankton groups (Emilia Cunha & Alexandra Teodósio)

Before traveling you must visit a health clinic to obtain advice on the necessary vaccinations and health precautions that are required for visiting São Tomé. You may be advised to acquire Hepatitus A, B, Malaria, Typhoid, Yellow fever, and/or Rabies vaccinations.

Student 600€ (limited places) | Others 850€
Registration fee does not include travel costs to and from São Tomé (ie. flights)

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