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Ontogenetic development of migration : Lagrangian drift trajectories suggest a new paradigm for sea turtles

Hays, Graeme C., Fossette, Sabrina, Katselidis, Kostas A., Mariani, Patrizio and Schofield, Gail 2010, Ontogenetic development of migration : Lagrangian drift trajectories suggest a new paradigm for sea turtles, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, vol. 7, no. 50, pp. 1319-1327, doi: 10.1098/rsif.2010.0009.

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Title Ontogenetic development of migration : Lagrangian drift trajectories suggest a new paradigm for sea turtles
Author(s) Hays, Graeme C.ORCID iD for Hays, Graeme C. orcid.org/0000-0002-3314-8189
Fossette, Sabrina
Katselidis, Kostas A.
Mariani, Patrizio
Schofield, Gail
Journal name Journal of the Royal Society Interface
Volume number 7
Issue number 50
Start page 1319
End page 1327
Total pages 9
Publisher Royal Society
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2010-09
ISSN 1742-5689
1742-5662
Keyword(s) AOML
drifter
Argos
Fastloc
GSM
Mediterranean currents
Summary Long distance migration occurs in a wide variety of taxa including birds, insects, fishes, mammals and reptiles. Here, we provide evidence for a new paradigm for the determinants of migration destination. As adults, sea turtles show fidelity to their natal nesting areas and then at the end of the breeding season may migrate to distant foraging sites. For a major rookery in the Mediterranean, we simulated hatchling drift by releasing 288 000 numerical particles in an area close to the nesting beaches. We show that the pattern of adult dispersion from the breeding area reflects the extent of passive dispersion that would be experienced by hatchlings. Hence, the prevailing oceanography around nesting areas may be crucial to the selection of foraging sites used by adult sea turtles. This environmental forcing may allow the rapid evolution of new migration destinations if ocean currents alter with climate change.
Language eng
DOI 10.1098/rsif.2010.0009
Field of Research 069999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970106 Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2010, Royal Society Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30058315

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