MYSEA Torre Guaceto

The MYSEA specific objective is the creation of a “Puglia Marine Observatory” for the protection of Caretta Caretta turtles.

25 months from 20/12/2019 to 31/01/2022
Funded by
  • Consorzio di Gestione Torre Guaceto

Coordinating organization
  • Consorzio di Gestione Torre Guaceto

CMCC Scientific Leader
CMCC Project manager

Protection of biodiversity

  • Decrease of the Impact of Fishing on Sea Turtles;
  • Decrease of the Post-release mortality;
  • Software development for the Identification of sub-areas most frequented by turtles.
  • Identification and protection of nesting areas;
  • Inform and raise awareness among local community and fishermen;
  • Education in sustainable behavior;
  • Promotion of project activities.


CMCC role
Leader of development and communication activities


  • Structural adjustment of Marine Turtles Rescue centers;
  • Purchase equipment;
  • Identification of Area of Interest via Satellite signal;
  • Tracking of beaching and nesting areas;
  • Production of informative and education material;
  • Information campaign.


Expected results
The aim of the project is to improve the protection of Caretta Caretta turtles that could be in risk of extinction.

Consorzio di Gestione Torre Guaceto


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