turtles: Arrival directions of displaced sea turtles

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

The _turtles_ dataset has 10 rows and 2 columns. The observations are the directions from which 10 green sea turtles approached their nesting island (Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean) after having been displaced to open-sea sites.

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Format

A data frame with 10 observations on the following 2 variables.

id

a numeric vector: the turtle ID

arrival

a numeric vector: the direction of arrival to Ascension Island

Source

Luschi, P., Akesson, S., Broderick, A. C., Glen, F., Godley, B. J., Papi F., and Hays, G. C. (2001) Testing the navigational abilities of ocean migrants: displacement experiments on green sea turtles (_Chelonia mydas_). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. (50):528-534.

Examples

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data(turtles)
turtles[,2] <- circular(turtles[,2], units='degrees', template='geographics')
plot(turtles[,2])

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