Biology of pelagic sea turtles: effects of marine debris

Bjorndal, Karen A. and Bolten, Alan B. (1998) Biology of pelagic sea turtles: effects of marine debris. Gainesville, FL, University of Florida, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit,

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Abstract

Objectives: 1. Quantify the sub-lethal effect of debris ingestion (nutrient dilution) on nutrient gain 2. Model sub-lethal effects of debris ingestion on nutrient intake and growth 3. Evaluation of stress from entanglement on the loggerhead sea turtle 4. Movement patterns and behavior of pelagic-stage loggerheads in the eastern Atlantic 5. Document the genetic relationships of pelagic-stage loggerheads in the eastern Atlantic with rookeries in the southeast US (Document has 14 pages; lists publications resulting from research)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Biology of pelagic sea turtles: effects of marine debris
Personal Creator/Author:
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Bjorndal, Karen A.
Bolten, Alan B.
Date: 1998
Publisher: University of Florida, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
Projects: Research Work Order no. 118
Department: University of Florida
Institution: Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research
Issuing Agency: Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sea turtles; pollution; marine debris
Subjects: Conservation
Biology
Item ID: 960
Depositing User: Stephanie Haas
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2008 18:52
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 21:20
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/960

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