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Getting to know our sea turtles
(Tobago News, 2009-07-10)
Health indices of green turtle (Chelonia mydas) along the pacific coast of Baja California Sur, Mexico. II. Body condition index
(Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 2010)
Body condition index is used as a measure for an individual’s condition, usually with reference to its nutritional status and the energy reserves. Reproductive success, survival, and thus, population dynamics, depend on ...
A Novel Incubator to Simulate the Natural Thermal Environment of Sea Turtle Eggs.
(Journal of Thermal Biology, 2010-01-01)
A novel sea turtle egg incubator was developed in which the heating element is placed above the clutch, which more closely simulates solar heating in nature. An electronic thermometer in conjunction with a thermostat located ...
Baseline heavy metals and metalloid values in blood of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) from Baja California Sur, Mexico
Environmental pollution due to heavy metals is having an increased impact on marine wildlife accentuated by anthropogenic changes in the planet including overfishing, agricultural runoff and marine emerging infectious ...
Effect of North Atlantic climate variability on hawksbill turtles in the Southern Gulf of Mexico
(Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 2012)
The recent decline of nesting hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the southern Gulf of Mexico (SGM) has been partly attributed to climate change, but the evidences to support this idea are still developing. In ...
Dinámica reproductiva de las tortugas marinas en el Parque Nacional Cayos de San Felipe
(Empresa Nacional para la Protección de Flora y Fauna, 2015-01-31)
(Acuario Nacional de Cuba, La Habana, 1998)
En este número encontrará información detallada sobre las tortugas marinas, describe su taxonomía, distribución y diversidad de las diferentes especies, orígenes, alimentación, protección y especies existentes en aguas ...
Constituyentes volátiles de Thalassia testudinum bancos ex Konig hojas
Los componentes volátiles de los pastos marinos Thalassia testudinum se analizó por cromatografía gaseosa y GC/MS. Unos cientos cuarenta de dos componentes se identificaron que constituían más del 95% de la composición de ...
Outstanding appearance of Ruppia maritima along Baja California Sur, Mexico and its influence in trophic networks
(Marine Biodiversity, 2010)
Human impact and global warming are driving major modifications to the world’s ecosystems, the coastal zone being one of the most damaged. Seagrass meadows constitute coastal communities that have experienced great losses ...
Metabolic heat estimation of the sea turtle Lepidochelys olivacea embryos
(Journal of Thermal Biology, 2011)
Sea lions are generally considered opportunistic feeders. However, studies from different areas suggest their diet consists mostly of four to five types of prey. Previous studies in Galapagos sea lions have identified at ...