Witzell , W. N. (1994) The Origin, Evolution, and Demise of the U.S. Sea Turtle Fisheries. Marine Fisheries Review, 56(4), pp. 8-23.
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Fishing was America's first industry, and turtling played an important role in the nation's developing fisheries. However, before the European settlers arrived in the New World, Native Americans had already developed spiritual and gastronomic relationships with sea turtles. There are indications that ancient Florida tribes had eaten sea turtles and then placed the skulls in burial mounds (Johnson, 1952).
|Title:||The Origin, Evolution, and Demise of the U.S. Sea Turtle Fisheries|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Marine Fisheries Review|
|Page Range:||pp. 8-23|
|Issuing Agency:||United States National Marine Fisheries Service|
|Depositing User:||Patti M. Marraro|
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2012 16:22|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2012 16:22|
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