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Data Sharing

The Nature Conservancy published a full report on migratory species in 2016: Migratory Species in the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem: Pathways, Threats and Conservation. The spatial data from this report is now publicly available for download.

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Blueways Conservation Decision Support Tool Training
The Nature Conservancy's Reports & Resources
Migratory Species Summary Report
An overview of The Nature Conservancy’s migratory species work, methodology, and initial finding.

Migratory Species Full Report
An in-depth description of The Nature Conservancy’s phase one methods in collecting marine species tracking data, analyzing migration patterns and threats, and identifying key areas as conservation priorities.

Gulf of Mexico Migrations
A look at a few of the species mapped in The Nature Conservancy’s Migratory Species report.

Mapping Migratory Species for Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico
A PowerPoint overview of the Conservancy’s initial species migration analysis.
News & Media
New Fish and Wildlife Pathways Revealed in Gulf of Mexico Study
Nearly all “blueways” identified in Nature Conservancy report lack protection.

“New Report Illustrates Gulf’s Migratory Paths for Birds, Fish”
A Houston Chronicle story about the initial findings of the Migratory Species report.

"Satellite-Tagged Sharks Provide New Data on Gulf Migrations"
The Nature Conservancy's scientists are using data from two satellite-tagged sharks to
better understand the extent of their migration.

"34 Sharks Tagged During Successful Expedition"
A closer look at one of The Nature Conservancy's shark-tagging expeditions.

"Shark Tagging Success"
The Nature Conservancy's collaborative shark-tagging with Mote Marine Lab in
Sarasota Bay, Florida.
Other Scientific Reports & Resources
Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO) System Project – Duke University (URL TBD)
Migratory Connectivity Project http://www.migratoryconnectivityproject.org/

Shackelford, C.E., E.R. Rozenburg, W.C. Hunter and M.W. Lockwood. 2005. Migration and the Migratory Birds of Texas: Who They Area and Where They Are Going. Texas Parks and Wildlife PWD BK W7000-511 (11/05). Booklet, 34pp.

Garcia, S.M., J.F. Caddy, J. Csirke, D. Die, R. Grainger, and J. Majkowski. 1994. World Review of Highly
Migratory Species and Straggling Stocks. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome. http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/T3740E/T3740E00.HTM

Maguire, J.-J., M. Sissenwine, J. Csirke, R. Grainger, and S. Garcia. 2006. The State of World Highly Migratory, Straddling and Other High Seas Fishery Resources and Associated Species. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome. http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/a0653e/a0653e00.htm

Global Register of Migratory Species (GROMS): Summarising Knowledge about Migratory Species for
Conservation. 1997. UNEP/CMS Secretariat, Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Federal Environment Ministry, German Agency for Nature Conservation. http://www.groms.de/
Data Sharing

The Nature Conservancy published a full report on migratory species in 2016: Migratory Species in the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem: Pathways, Threats and Conservation. The spatial data from this report is now publicly available for download.

Have migratory species data that you’d like to share with The Nature Conservancy or others?

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Infographics
The Nature Conservancy's Reports & Resources
Migratory Species Summary Report
An overview of The Nature Conservancy’s migratory species work, methodology, and initial finding.

Migratory Species Full Report
An in-depth description of The Nature Conservancy’s phase one methods in collecting marine species tracking data, analyzing migration patterns and threats, and identifying key areas as conservation priorities.

Gulf of Mexico Migrations Slideshow
A look at a few of the species mapped in The Nature Conservancy’s Migratory Species report.

Mapping Migratory Species for Conservation in the Gulf of Mexico
A PowerPoint overview of the Conservancy’s initial species migration analysis.
News & Media
New Fish and Wildlife Pathways Revealed in Gulf of Mexico Study
Nearly all “blueways” identified in Nature Conservancy report lack protection.

“New Report Illustrates Gulf’s Migratory Paths for Birds, Fish”
A Houston Chronicle story about the initial findings of the Migratory Species report.
Other Scientific Reports & Resources
Shackelford, C.E., E.R. Rozenburg, W.C. Hunter and M.W. Lockwood. 2005. Migration and the Migratory Birds of Texas: Who They Area and Where They Are Going. Texas Parks and Wildlife PWD BK W7000-511 (11/05). Booklet, 34pp.

Garcia, S.M., J.F. Caddy, J. Csirke, D. Die, R. Grainger, and J. Majkowski. 1994. World Review of Highly
Migratory Species and Straggling Stocks. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome. http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/T3740E/T3740E00.HTM

Maguire, J.-J., M. Sissenwine, J. Csirke, R. Grainger, and S. Garcia. 2006. The State of World Highly Migratory, Straddling and Other High Seas Fishery Resources and Associated Species. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome. http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/a0653e/a0653e00.htm

Global Register of Migratory Species (GROMS): Summarising Knowledge about Migratory Species for
Conservation. 1997. UNEP/CMS Secretariat, Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Federal Environment Ministry, German Agency for Nature Conservation. http://www.groms.de/
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