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05 July 2021 | dataset

Marine Turtles stranded on Land after the 2009 Tsunami

The 2009 tsunami waves that swept through parts of the Samoa Islands brought a lot of marine life with them, portions of which were stranded on land when the waves subsided. In addition to the reef fishes of varying sizes, marine turtles, a few sharks and dolphins were also stranded.

This report focuses on marine turtles and attempts to give an account on the number and fate of marine turtles that were stranded on land after the tsunami waves.

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Marine turtles stranded on land after the 2009 Tsunami in Samoa

This report focuses on marine turtles and…

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Publisher Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), Samoa
Modified 05 July 2021
Release Date 05 July 2021
Homepage URL http://www.mnre.gov.ws
Identifier c57365b3-00c7-43c7-b449-83b461bd38e0
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Samoa
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Lui AJ Bell , Juney Ward and Pulea Ifopo
Contact Name Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment / Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Program
Contact Email [email protected]