In a nutshell, here are some statistics :

Total number of activities : 1,238
Beach with the most activities : Black Sand Beach (no surprise there!) with 189. But...
The beach with the most nests was Ponta Jelonga with 47
Scariest nesting beach was Piazza where there were 36 activities among all the rocks and rubbish (oh yes, the turtles are crazy)
Tiny little In Between Beach recorded an amazing 34 activities

Total number of turtles killed was 39, unsurprisingly, the majority on Mont Leao (13)
So this means a reduction from 1 in 9 turtles killed on protected beaches to 1 in 62 on protected beaches
In other words if the same percentage (11%) had been killed on all beaches we would have lost 142 turtles

The number of turtles saved by direct action by Rangers or police was 19

The total number of turtles tagged was 101. Tag numbers that we can read 95

Largest turtle - Big Mama and her crazy enormous nests. Carapace length 101. The smallest was 50cm (average 80cm)
Total number of nests 346

Total number of nests in the hatchery 89 (26% of nests relocated)

The largest nest recorded had 153 eggs, the smallest had 15 eggs (average 81 eggs).

The first nest hatched on the 12th August and the last on Christmas Day, December 25th

The average incubation time in the hatchery was 59 days.

The average incubation time for in situ nests was 56 days.

The average number of babies born per nest in the hatchery was 62 and for in situ nests was 58.

Hatch success in the hatchery 72% and in situ 74%.

Estimated total number of babies born 19,328 (In situ 13,811, hatchery 5,517)

 
 


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