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Table 2 Synthesis of leatherback bycatch and stranding data gathered in various sites along the Atlantic coast of Europe and North Africa, and in the Mediterranean Sea

From: Modeling the active dispersal of juvenile leatherback turtles in the North Atlantic Ocean

Area Observed individuals Measured individuals Period of observation CCL (in cm) Source
Min Max Mean STD
Mauritania 183 48 2008–2011 62 187 118.3 34.6 Coelho et al., 2015 [51]
Portugal 337 187 1978–2013 80 200 139 18.5 Nicolau et al., 2016 [47]
Gulf of Cadiz 102 30 1960–1996 100 195 136.5 17.6 Caminas and Gonzalez de la Vega, 1997 [53]
Tunisia 51 35 1907–2011 100 210 158 29.2 Karaa et al., 2013 [54]
Bay of Biscay 391 272 1995–2015 102 210 147.9 16.9 Dell’Amico, 2017 (Pers.com)
Galicia 241 87 1849-2013 93 192 146.1 20.0 Lopez et al.,2014 [56]