Turtle nesting and predation

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Marine Turtle Nesting Density

These maps show all turtle nests recorded by ranger groups during the nesting seasons of 2014 and 2015. It should be noted that monitoring timing and effort varies between groups.

Retention tab

Revenue tab

2014 unknown

2014 hawksbill

2014 Flatback

2014 Flatback

2014 Flatback

Turtle Nest Predation

The map below shows where nest predation has been recorded by ranger groups during the 2015 nesting season and what type of animal is responsible for this predation.

  • Pig
  • People
  • Dingo
  • Goanna
  • Other

Nesting Overview