Biology of nesting sea turtles along the Florida panhandle

Carthy, Raymond R. (2001) Biology of nesting sea turtles along the Florida panhandle. Gainesville, FL, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida,

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine how the dynamic system off Cape San Blas affects its unique group of nesting sea turtles we assessed: 1. changes in beach topography, 2. changes in offshore topography, 3. current flows and direction, 4. tidal patterns, 5. sand composition and origin, 6. sea turtle nesting pattern, and 7. structure of the sea turtle group nesting along Cape San Blas. (9 page document)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Biology of nesting sea turtles along the Florida panhandle
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Carthy, Raymond R.
Date: 2001
Publisher: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
Latitude: 29.65
Longitude: -85.35
Projects: Research Work Order no. 197B
Issuing Agency: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Additional Information: Project status report. Final report.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cape San Blas; Florida; barrier islands; green turtles; Chelonia mydas; loggerhead turtles; nesting; sea turtles
Subjects: Oceanography
Biology
Earth Sciences
Item ID: 1090
Depositing User: Stephanie Haas
Date Deposited: 09 May 2008 16:56
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 21:10
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/1090

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