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The Green Sea Turtle of Guanacaste is Threatened to Extinction by Human PracticesLa tortuga marina negra de Guanacaste amenazada de extinción por prácticas humanas
(Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, 2011)
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 ...
Neuroanatomy of the Marine Jurassic Turtle Plesiochelys etalloni (Testudinata, Plesiochelyidae)
(Public Library Science, 2013-07-02)
Turtles are one of the least explored clades regarding endocranial anatomy with few available descriptions of the brain and inner ear of extant representatives. In addition, the paleoneurology of extinct turtles is poorly ...
A sea turtle skull from the Cretaceous of Chile with comments on the taxonomy and biogeography of Euclastes (formerly Osteopygis)
(Academic Press, 2014)
The taxonomic status of turtle specimens from the Upper Cretaceous (upper Maastrichtian) Quiriquina Formation of Chile is unresolved. The previously described specimens were considered either stem-cheloniid sea turtles or ...
Cutaneous Fibroma in a Captive Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
(ELSEVIER SCI LTDOXFORD, 2012)
An adult female common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) had a mass on the plantar surface of the right forelimb that was removed surgically. Microscopical examination revealed many spindle cells with mild anisocytosis ...
Mononuclear phagocytes in the blood of turtles characterized by ultrastructural and cytochemical analyses and by phagocytic activity
(Pergamon-Elsevier B.V. Ltd, 2008-12-01)
Ultrastructural and cytochemical characteristics of mononuclear phagocyte cells in turtles are not well described in the literature, especially in Phrynops hilarii. Thus, the aim of this study was to evaluate these ...
Endocytic activity in the thrombocytes of the turtle Phrynopys hilarii (freshwater South American species)
The phagocytic process in cells depends on lysosomal enzymes, high-energy metabolism and cellular recognition. In this paper, we investigated the presence of energy and recognition factors in thrombocytes of turtle Phrynopys ...
Enterobacteria in free-living and captive Amazon turtles, Podocnemis expansa (Podocnemididae: Testudines)
(Revista De Biologia Tropical, 2015-12-01)
The turtle Podocnemis expansa is an important wildlife species from the Amazon rainforest of Brazil. This also represents an important resource for coastal communities, as it has been historically consumed as food. ...
Serum antileptospiral agglutinins in freshwater turtles from Southern Brazil
(Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 2009)