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Conference Abstracts 2015

Duran, N., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Why so many fathers for such a small olive ridley population in Honduras? 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Link to Abstract here

Hayes, C.T., Baumbach, D.S., Wright, M.K., Baeza, L., Macpui, M., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Does recreational diving impact hawksbill sea turtle sighting rates? Preliminary analysis for a marine protected area, Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Poster PDF here

Baumbach, D.S., Hayes, C.T., Wright, M.K., Macpui, M., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Potential hawksbill prey item distribution among dive sites in a marine protected area in Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Poster PDF here

Baeza, L., Hayes, C.T., Wright, M.K., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Photo Recognition for in-water identification of hawksbills in a marine potected area of Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Link to Abstract here

Wright, M.K., Baeza, L., Hayes, C.T., Salinas, L., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Sightings records of hawksbills in a marine protected area of Honduras. 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Poster PDF here

 

Conference Pictures

       
  Christian Hayes Istanbul dinner   Steve Dunbar
  Christian's first meal in Turkey.   Steve and Christian's hotel room in Istanbul for one night before moving down to Dalaman for the conference.
  Turkey Blue Mosque Street View   Mountains in Mugla
  Blue Mosque   On the flight to Dalaman, we passed over The Sundiken Daglari Mountains.
  Awards ceremony eating competition   Christian Hayes and Steve Dunbar Posters
  Awards ceremony eating competition.   Christian and Steve in front of posters of ProTECTOR Inc. projects.
  Christian Hayes   Group Picture ISTC 2015
  Christian in front of his poster.   The group of Speed Chat Experts (with hats) with students seeking advice and guidance for projects and professional direction.
  Noemi Duran Presentation   Emma Harrison and Steve Dunbar
  Noemi Duran presentating her research at ISTS   Steve Dunbar with good friend, Emma Harrison.
  George Balazs   Yakup and Steve
  Long time Hawaii Sea Turtle Conservationist, George Balazs, was one of the Speed Chat Experts at this year's ISTS.   Conference President, Yakupkaska, and Steve at ISTS.
  Dunbar and George Balazs   Steve Dunbar Presenting at ISTS 2015
  Steve and George Balazs enjoying the opening ceremony of the ISTS Conference.   Steve Dunbar presenting his research on photo ID.
  Lidia Salinas   Scott Hawkes Dunbar Poisson
  On one of the day trips to the turtle rehab center at DEKAMER, Lidia Salinas enjoys some relaxing time before returning to the conference center.   Steve and colleagues building a Mataki electronic sensor.
  Dunbar and Sifuentes   Scott and Dunbar
  Steve and Itzel Sifuentes at ISTS.
Rebecca Scott and Steve Dunbar.
  Valentin-Gamazo Dunbar and Sezgin   Christian Hayes
  Rocio Valentin-Gamazo, Steve Dunbar, and Cisem Sezgin.   Christian talking about his research at ISTS.
  Dunbar and Hawkes   Peter Pritchard
  Steve and Lucy Hawkes at ISTS.   Peter Pritchard receives a Lifetime Achievment Award from the Society for his many years of turtl research and conersvation (his wife recieving for him).
   
  Sara Maxwell at the auction event.   Steve Dunbar and Daniela Freggi.
  Christian Hayes at Ancient ruins in Turkey   Fethiye market
  Christian at some ancient ruins.   The marketplace options in Fethiye.
  Fethiye market   Market place Istanbul
  All the different types of olives in the marketplace in Fethiye.   Two local market workers at the market in Fethiye.
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

 

 

 

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