STSSN

AcronymDefinition
STSSNSea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network (est. 1980; US NOAA)
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The first sea turtle reported in the bay area by the STSSN was on 18 May 2005.
The Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network (STSSN) documents dead or injured sea turtles along the coasts of the eastern United States and the U.S.
The species-specific predictive regression equations from the morphometric analyses were used to estimate the carapace width for each turtle in the STSSN database for which this measurement had not been taken and to estimate the body depth for each turtle.
Environmental organizations, federal and state agencies, STSSN volunteers, and concerned citizens support the increase in escape opening size; many of these same groups also recommended modifications to the LCP.
Likewise, during 1991 and 1992, the STSSN reported peaks in strandings for the southeast United States (Atlantic coast of Florida to North Carolina) from April to July and in the northeast United States (Virginia to Maine) from June to August (Teas (3)).