Table 2. Side-necked turtle recovery in the Yanayacu Pucate basin, PSNR


Year Total eggs collected
for re-nesting
Total nests
collected
Number of eggs harvested Live turtle young hatched Total turtles
released into the wild
1994 9603 282 6778 2197 2154
1995 25 916 767 18 202 5712 5512
1996 44 409 1340 23 608 16 357 15 889
1997 45 559 1390 22 213 18 555 18 349
1998 56 884 1754 32 971 19 943 19 826
1999 60 264 1829 31 497 25 577 25 418
2000 48 211 1438 19 271 25 247 25 103
2001 68 528 2031 33 961 26 483 22 689
2002 71 369 2129 37 242 27 153 24 226
2003 72 770 2282 46 443 19 703 17 159
2004 82 849 No data available 59 923 17 474 15 095
2005 95 237 3344 67 616 24 224 24 224
Total 681 599 19 347 399 725 228 625 215 644

Source: Centro de Datos para le Conservación 2006.