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ecology and migrations of sea turtles.

Archie Fairly Carr

ecology and migrations of sea turtles.

by Archie Fairly Carr

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Green turtle -- Caribbean Sea.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesSea turtles
    StatementArchie Carr, Larry Ogren.
    SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 121, article 1.
    ContributionsOgren, Larry H., American Museum of Natural History.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH1 .A4 vol. 162, art. 1, QL666.C536 .A4 vol. 162, art. 1
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. [1]-48, 7 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18699174M

    MSCI Biology of Sea Turtles. (2 credits). (Prereq: MSCI , BIOL or permission of the instructor). A comprehensive investigation of the evolution, biology, and ecology of sea turtles (order Chelonia) will be covered in this course. The rights to Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle are held by J. Whitfield Gibbons. Chapters may be downloaded here free of charge. Please ask permission to reprint or display any material in public. Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Life History and Ecology of the Slider Turtle.

    The objectives of this project are to use both an empirical (satellite telemetry, oceanic drifters) and theoretical modeling approach to: 1) provide refined survival rates for oceanic juvenile sea turtles in the GOM; 2) quantify the fine-scale habitat use, movements and dispersal of oceanic stage sea turtles; 3) characterize the in-water habitats and foraging ecology of oceanic stage sea. The largest living chelonian is the leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), which reaches a shell length of cm ( ft) and can reach a weight of over kg (2, lb).Freshwater turtles are generally smaller, but with the largest species, the Asian softshell turtle Pelochelys cantorii, a few individuals have been reported up to cm ( ft).

    At Sea Island, we embrace our rich natural habitat. And we want to share it with you! Take a walking tour through marsh and maritime forest. Patrol the beach for nesting sea turtles. Fish off the dock and learn about species found in the Black Banks River. Go shelling on the beach. Find the best birding spots—and maybe even a bald eagle or an. ecology and migrations of sea turtles. I. Results of field work in Florida, () Carr, Archie F., Jr. and Leonhard Giovannoli. The ecology and migrations of sea turtles, 2 Results of field work in Costa Rica, ()


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A team from Deakin University, University of Pisa and Swansea University equipped 33 green sea turtles with satellite tags and recorded unique tracks of green turtles migrating long distances. Sea Turtle Migration. Most sea turtles migrate between foraging and nesting grounds, and seasonally to warmer waters.

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