Sea Turtles Ecology in Otsuchi, Japan

Research contents

By-catch survey:To examine how many sea turtles come over to Sanriku coastal area (northeast of Japan).

Logger experiments:Using the 3D-behavioural loggers and the video loggers, to investigate the diving and feeding behaviour of loggerhead and green turtles around Otsuchi bay.

Research area: Around Otsuchi bay, Iwate, Japan

Study period: July-September, 2013