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(Hard-shelled Sea Turtles)

(Reptilia: Testudines)

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Anonymous. 1977. Turtle tracks. Nature Walkabout 13(1): 38-40.

Abdulqader, E.A.A. 2000. Turtle incidence in shrimp trawl nets during the 1997-1998 shrimp season in Bahrain waters. Asian Fisheries Science 13(3): 287-296.

Arpayoglou, I.; Martin, R.E. 2011. Natural history notes: Cheloniidae (Marine Turtles). Hatchling predation. Herpetological Review 42(3): 416-417.

Barbour, J. 1976. Up from the sea. International Wildl. 6(1): 4-13.

Bird, K.E.; Nichols, W.J.; Tambiah, C.R.; Rangel, R. 2003. Integrating local knowledge and outside science in Sea Turtle conservation: a case study from Baja California, Mexico. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 503: 63-64.

Biton-Porsmoguer, S.; Banaru, D.; Boudouresque, C.F.; Dekeyser, I.; Bearez, P.; Miguez-Lozano, R. 2017. Compared diet of two pelagic shark species in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. Vie et Milieu 67(1): 21-25

Brewer, D.; Heales, D.; Milton, D.; Dell, Q.; Fry, G.; Venables, B.; Jones, P. 2006. The impact of turtle excluder devices and bycatch reduction devices on diverse tropical marine communities in Australia's northern prawn trawl fishery. Fisheries Research (Amsterdam) 81(2-3): 176-188.

Caminas, J.A.; Valeiras, J. 2001. Marine Turtles, mammals and sea birds captured incidentally by the Spanish surface longline fisheries in the Mediterranean Sea. Rapport du Congress de la CIESM 36: 248.

Centro Studi Cetacei (Centre for Cetacean Studies). 2002. Tartarughe marine recuperate lungo le coste italiane. III. Rendiconto 2000 (Reptilia). Atti della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano 143(2): 215-241.

Chan, E.H. 1991. Sea Turtles. pp. 120-134. In: Kiew, R. (ed.). The state of nature conservation in Malaysia. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. 238 pp.

Epperly, S.P.; Teas, W.G. 2002. Turtle excluder devices: are the escape openings large enough? Fishery Bulletin (Seattle) 100(3): 466-474.

Fouda, M.M. 1988. Status of some endangered marine animals and marine parks in the Egyptian Red Sea. pp. 503-504. In: Silas, E.G. (ed.). Proceedings of the symposium on endangered marine animals and marine parks. Cochin, India. 12-16 January, 1985. Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin. 508 pp.

Frazier, J. 2003. Prehistoric and ancient historic interactions between humans and Marine Turtles. pp. 1-38. In: Lutz, P.L.; Musick, J.A.; Wyneken, J. (eds.). The biology of sea turtles. Vol. 2. CRC Marine Biology Series CRC Press, Boca Raton, London, etc. 455 pp.

Fuentes, M.M.P.B.; Abbs, D. 2010. Effects of projected changes in tropical cyclone frequency on Sea Turtles. Marine Ecology Progress Series 412: 283-292.

Fukuoka, T.; Yamane, M.; Kinoshita, C.; Narazaki, T.; Marshall, G.J.; Abernathy, K.J.; Miyazaki, N.; Sato, K. 2016. The feeding habit of sea turtles influences their reaction to artificial marine debris. Scientific Reports 6: 28015.

Harrisson, T. 1965. Notes on marine turtles. 16. Some loggerhead (and hawksbill) comparisons with the Green Turtle. Sarawak Museum Journal N.S. 12: 419-422.

Heithaus, M.R.; Wirsing, A.J.; Dill, L.M. 2012. The ecological importance of intact top-predator populations: a synthesis of 15 years of research in a seagrass ecosystem. Marine and Freshwater Research 63(11): 1039-1050.

Ilangakoon, A. 2000. Marine Turtles: imperilled ancient ocean wanderers. Loris 22(3): 18-21.

James, D.B. 1988. Some observations and remarks on the endangered marine animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. pp. 337-340. In: Silas, E.G. (ed.). Proceedings of the symposium on endangered marine animals and marine parks. Cochin, India. 12-16 January, 1985. Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin. 508 pp.

Jeschke, B.C.; Wilson, R.P.; Lutcavage, M.E.; Floyd Cutler, S. 2002. Studies on the activity of captive Sea Turtles using new logger techniques: rhythms in aquaria and potential for determinating rhythms in the wild. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 183-185.

Kamrowski, R.L.; Limpus, C.J.; Jones, R.; Anderson, S.; Hamann, M. 2014. Temporal changes in artificial light exposure of marine turtle nesting areas. Global Change Biology 20(8): 2437-2449.

Limpus, C.J.; Miller, J.D. 1993. Family Cheloniidae. pp. 133-138. In: Glasby, C.J.; Ross, G.J.B. & Beesley, P.L. (eds.). Fauna of Australia. Vol. 2A. Amphibia & Reptilia. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. 439 pp.

Lugo Fernandez, A.; Morin, M.V.; Ebesmeyer, C.C.; Marshall, C.F. 2001. Gulf of Mexico historic (1955-1987) surface drifter data analysis. Journal of Coastal Research 17(1): 1-16.

Martin, R.E.; Engeman, R.M.; Smith, H.T.; Crady, C.K.; Stahl, M.; Constantin, B. 2005. Natural history notes: Cheloniidae (Marine Turtle). Nest predation by bobcats. Herpetological Review 36(1): 56-57.

Mathenge, S.M.; Mwasi, B.N.; Mwasi, S.M. 2012. Effects of anthropogenic activities on Sea Turtle nesting beaches along the Mombasa-Kilifi shoreline, Kenya. Marine Turtle Newsletter 135: 14-18.

Mizzan, L. 1994. Catalogo delle tartarughe marine (Reptilia, Cheloniidae) presenti nelle collezioni del Museo civico di Storia Naturale di Venezia. Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Venezia 43 [1992]: 199-203.

Mlynarski, M. 1961. Bemerkungen zur Morphologie des Panzers der Seeschildkröten (Cheloniidae). Zoologische Jahrbücher (Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere) (Jena) 88: 531-562.

Montiel-Villalobos, M.G.; Barrios-Garrido, H. 2003. Illegal commerce of Marine Turtles in the Gulf of Venezuela. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 503: 267-268.

Nada, M.A. 2003. Sea Turtles in Egypt: sustainable conservation through partnerships and participatory approaches with fishermen. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 503: 107-108.

Nichols, W.J. 2003. Sinks, sewers, and speed bumps: the impact of marina development on Sea Turtles in Baja California, Mexico. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 503: 17-18.

Parham, J.F.; Fastovsky, D.E. 1997. The phylogeny of cheloniid Sea Turtles revisited. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2(4): 548-554.

Phillott, A.D.; Parmenter, C.J.; Limpus, C.J. 2004. Occurrence of mycobiota in eastern Australian Sea Turtle nests. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 49(2): 701-703.

Proches, S. 2001. Back to the sea: secondary marine organisms from a biogeographical perspective. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 74(2): 197-203.

Seney, E.E.; Boettcher, R. 2002. Summary of Sea Turtle strandings in Virginia during 2001. Virginia Herpetological Society Newsletter 12(1): 1.

Steadman, D.W.; Watters, D.R.; Reitz, E.J.; Pregill, G.K. 1984. Vertebrates from archaeological sites on Montserrat, West Indies. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 53(1): 1-29.

Tripathy, B.; Choudhury, B.C.; Shanker, K. 2003. Sea Turtles of Lakshadweep Islands, Arabian Sea, India. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 503: 22-23.

Venizelos, L. 1999. Conservation status of Sea Turtles in the northeastern Mediterranean: three case studies. Contributions to the Zoogeography and Ecology of the Eastern Mediterranean Region 1: 447-450.

Venizelos, L. 2000. An attempt to put Sea Turtle protective legislation in the Mediterranean into perspective - towards a more effective implementation of the Bern Convention. Testudo 5(2): 37-41.

Walker, W.F. 1971. Swimming in Sea Turtles of the family Cheloniidae. Copeia 1971: 229-233.

Webb, G.J.W.; Carrillo, E.C. 2000. Risk of extinction and categories of endangerment: perspectives from long-lived reptiles. Population Ecology 42(1): 11-17.

Witherington, B.E.; Hirama, S.; Hardy, R. 2012. Young Sea Turtles of the pelagic Sargassum-dominated drift community: habitat use, population density, and threats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 463: 1-22.

Woolard, J.W.; Engeman, R.M.; Smith, H.T.; Griner, J. 2004. Natural history notes: Cheloniidae (Marine Turtle). Nest predation. Herpetological Review 35(4): 379-380.