Pesca TartaFree


Sunday 6th of August TartaLife Projecy celebrates the TARTADAY

A full day for turtles! Rescue centers and project partners will open the door to tourists in a series of activities aimed at informing the turists about the conservation of the sea turtle and the activities carried out in the project to safe the sea turtle Caretta caretta.


On Sunday, August 6, at 5 pm, two turtles will be released from the Asinara Marine Turtle Resue Center.  The release will take place in the waters of the Marine Protected Area of ​​Asinara and will be carried out on the open sea in order to avoid possible entanglements in fishing nets located near the coast of Asinara. The event will take place from 5 pm at the pier of the Observatory of the Sea (near Cala Reale - Asinara Island) from where the turtles will leave, on a CRAMA boat, for the offshore release.



Release of sea Turtle by the Marine Turtle First Aid Center. August 6 - Marettimo Scalo Nuovo 4.30 pm: training activities for children 18.00: Release of Vega, rescued by Marine Turtle First Aid Center of the Egadi Marine Marine Protected Area


Fondazione Cetacea

Saturday August 5th:  release of a specimen in Pesaro: meeting at the Bagno Amarena at 10.00 am for awareness acrtivities; at 10.40 turtle release onboard the vessel of Coast Guard.

Sunday, August 6th: Turtle release in Cattolica (Bagno 33 h 10.00, 10.40 amturtle release onboard the vessel of Coast Guard)

Monday, August 7: release at Numana, at the beach of the Two Sisters, with boarding at 4 pm on the Conero Ferry Motorboats



August 6th, a turtle curated at the Eraclea Cattolica Recovery Center will be released in San Leone, Lido di Agrigento



August 3: Release of two specimens of Caretta caretta rescued at the Manfredonia Recovery Center


TartaLife coordinated by

  • ISMAR Istituto di Scienze Marine - CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerca

partner TartaLife

  • Area marina protetta - Isole Egadi
  • Area marina protetta - Isole Pelagie
  • Fondazione Cetacea Onlus
  • Parco Nazionale dell'Asinara
  • Consorzio Unimar
  • Legambiente
  • Provincia Regionale Agrigento

co-financing TartaLife poject

  • Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali
  • Regione Marche

contribution of

  • Life
  • Rete Natura 2000


ideazione e realizzazione web site di:

e-xtrategy - internet way

via sant'Ubaldo, 36 - 60030 monsano (an) Italy
tel. +39.0731.60225