Which databases you know that store data on tracking of marine animals?

I am interested particularly on mammals (for which I know meop storing data on sea lions) but also on fish schools (not sure they exist though).

  • $\begingroup$ could you explain what sort of information you need in more detail $\endgroup$ – rg255 Jun 3 '16 at 14:45
  • $\begingroup$ I am interested in spatial tracking. Track animals' movements and vertical movements $\endgroup$ – shamalaia Jun 3 '16 at 15:00
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    $\begingroup$ One major tagging effort/database is the TOPP program-- "Tagging of Pelagic Predators". They track Pacific Blue Marlin, Mako Sharks, Whale Sharks, Salmon Sharks, Pacific Bluefin Tuna, White Sharks, Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, Northern Elephant Seals, and Leatherback Sea Turtles. I'm not sure if their data are publically available. Info here: gtopp.org and here: oceanview.pfeg.noaa.gov/TOPP $\endgroup$ – Kara Apr 7 '17 at 22:20
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    $\begingroup$ WhaleNet is less pretty, but has older marine mammal tracking data: Gray Seal, Harbor Seals, Harp Seals, Harbor Porpoise; dolphins (archived) and whales (archived): whale.wheelock.edu/whalenet-stuff/stop_cover.html $\endgroup$ – Kara Apr 7 '17 at 22:27
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    $\begingroup$ Sea turtle tracks can be found at seaturtle.org/tracking $\endgroup$ – Melissa Dec 10 '18 at 21:58

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