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Taxonomy of the genus Dermochelys Biodiversity of the family Dermochelyidae

Bibliography of the genus
Dermochelys (Leatherback Sea Turtle)

(Reptilia: Testudines: Dermochelyidae)

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


Dermochelys coriacea

Anonymous. 1932. A remarkable capture of Leatherback Turtles off Bajo Reef, near Nootka Sound, West coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Rept. Prov. Mus. Nat. Hist. Victoria B.C. unpaginated.

Anonymous. 1953. Breeding of the Leathery Turtle, Dermochclys coriacea (Linn.). Rep. Raffles Mus. 1952: Unpaginated.

Anonymous. 1961. The Leathery Turtle or Luth. Oryx 6: 116-125.

Anonymous. 1963. Conservation news. The giant Leathery Turtle - 1962. Malayan Nature Journal 17(1-2): 53-54.

Anonymous. 1964. Successful Leathery Turtle hatch. Oryx 7: 184.

Anonymous. 1975. Datos sobre la tortuga laud (Dermochelis coriacea) capturada en Tazones (Asturias) Octubre 1976. Asturnatura 3: 169-170.

Anonymous. 1978. Leatherback Sea Turtle. Herp 14(1): 35-36.

Anonymous. 1982. Going! going! Leathery Turtle Dermochelys coriacea. Wildlife in Australia 19(1): 26.

Anonymous. 1982. Leathery Turtle sightings increase. SWANS (State Wildlife Authority News Service) 12(2): 16.

Anonymous. 1983. Plastics harm Leatherback Turtles. Maritimes 27(2): 4.

Anonymous. 1989. Endangered species in the wake of Hurricane Hugo. Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 14(9-10): 3, 6-7.

Anonymous. 1997. Turtles in Orkney - 1996. Orkney Bird Report 1996: 83.

Anonymous. 2013. Estimated Loggerhead and unidentified hard-shelled turtle interactions in Mid-Atlantic gillnet gear, 2007-2011. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE 225: 1-20.

Anonymous. 2017. Logging threatens breeding turtles. Marine Pollution Bulletin 119(1): 3-4

Aikanathan, S. 1992. Rantau Abang model turtle sanctuary: a management case-study of a leatherback rookery. Malayan Nature Journal 45(1-4): 379-390.

Akani, G.C.; Luiselli, L. 2009. Diversity and distribution of Sea Turtles in the Niger delta, Nigeria. Revue d'Ecologie la Terre et la Vie 64(4): 369-374.

Alfaro-Shigueto, J.; Dutton, P.H.; Bressem, M.F. van; Mangel, J. 2007. Interactions between Leatherback Turtles and Peruvian artisanal fisheries. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6(1): 129-134.

Alfaro-Shigueto, J.; Mangel, J.C.; Bernedo, F.; Dutton, P.H.; Seminoff, J.A.; Godley, B.J. 2011. Small-scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific. Journal of Applied Ecology 48(6): 1432-1440.

Alfaro-Shigueto, J.; Mangel, J.C.; Pajuelo, M.; Dutton, P.H.; Seminoff, J.A.; Godley, B.J. 2010. Where small can have a large impact: structure and characterization of small-scale fisheries in Peru. Fisheries Research (Amsterdam) 106(1): 8-17.

Alio, J.J.; Marcano, L.A.; Altuve, D.E. 2010. Captura incidental y mortalidad de tortugas marinas en la pesqueria industrial de camarones por arrastre en el noreste de Venezuela. Ciencias Marinas 36(2): 161-178.

Allen, E.R.; Neill, W.T. 1957. Another record of the Atlantic leatherback, Dermochelys c. coriacea, nesting on the Florida coast. Copeia 1957(2): 143-144.

Al-Mohanna, S.Y.; Meakins, R.H. 2000. First record of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, from Kuwait. Zoology in the Middle East 21: 27-29.

Amarasooriya, K.D. 2000. Classification of sea nesting beaches of Southern Sri Lanka. pp. 228-237. In: Pilcher, N. & Ismail, G. (eds.). Sea turtles of the Indo-Pacific: research management and conservation. Proceedings of the Second ASEAN Symposium and Workshop on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. ASEAN Academic Press, London. 361 pp.

Anderson, S. 1976. Mock turtle - random harvest. Curator 19(2): 123-129.

Andrade, M.R.; Flores, L.R.; Fragoso, R.S.; Lopez, S.C.; Sarti-M., L.; Torres, M.L.; Vazquez, B.L.G. 1992. Efecto de las larvas de diptero sobre el huevo y las crias de tortuga marina en el playon de Mexiquillo, Michoacan. Publicaciones de la Sociedad Herpetologica Mexicana 1: 27-37.

Andres, E. de; Gómara, B.; Gonzalez-Paredes, D.; Ruiz-Martin, J.; Marco, A. 2016. Persistent organic pollutant levels in eggs of Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) point to a decrease in hatching success. Chemosphere 146: 354-361.

Andrews, H.; Shanker, K. 2002. A significant population of Leatherback Turtles in the Indian Ocean. Kachhapa Newsletter 2002: 6.

Andrews, H.V. 2000. Current Marine Turtle situation in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands - an urgent need for conservation action. Kachhapa Newsletter 2000 (October): 3.

Andrews, H.V.; Chandi, M.; Vaughan, A.; Aungthong, J.; Aghue, S.; Johnny, S.; John, S.; Naveen, S. 2006. Marine Turtle status and distribution in the Andaman and Nicobar islands after the 2004 M 9 quake and tsunami. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 4: 3-7.

Andrews, H.V.; Krishnan, S.; Biswas, P. 2002. Leatherback nesting in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Kachhapa Newsletter 2002: 6.

Angel, F. 1922. Description d'une tortue-luth (Dermochelys coriacea Linne) pęchée auprčs de Biarritz (Basses-Pyrénées). Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (Paris) 1922: 481-483.

Angoni, H.; Frétey, J.; Amougou, A. 2006. Presence et conservation des tortues marines sur les cotes de l'U.T.O. Campo-ma'an (Sud-Cameroun). Chelonii 4: 190-194.

Anil, M.K.; Kingsly, H.J.; Raju, B.; Suresh, K.K.; George, R.M. 2009. A note on the Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) rescued at Vizhinjam, Kerala. Indian Council of Agricultural Research Marine Fisheries Information Service Technical and Extension Series 200: 23.

Antworth, R.L.; Pike, D.A.; Stiner, J.C. 2006. Nesting ecology, current status, and conservation of Sea Turtles on an uninhabited beach in Florida, USA. Biological Conservation 130(1): 10-15.

Araiza, F.J.L.; Bazua, M.C. & al. 1992. Salvemos a la tortuga laud". Publicaciones de la Sociedad Herpetologica Mexicana 1: 83-88.

Araujo Barbosa, L.; Mayorga, L.F.S.P.; Zanotti, A.D. 2012. [Nesting of Dermochelys coriacea (Testudines, Dermochelyidae) in the city of Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brazil]. (In Portuguese). Revista Brasileira de Zoociencias 14(1-3): 227-231.

Arauz, R.M.; Naranjo, I. 1994. Hatching success of Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in the Leatherbacks of Guanacaste Marine National Park, Costa Rica. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 341: 11-14.

Archibald, D.W.; James, M.C. 2016. Evaluating inter-annual relative abundance of Leatherback Sea Turtles in Atlantic Canada. Marine Ecology Progress Series 547: 233-246.

Argueta, V.T.; Lopez, S.C.; Madera, R.J.A.; Martinez, C.V.H.; Sarti-M., L.; Torres, C.Q.; Villegas, R.M. 1992. Descripcion de las playas de anidacion de tortugas marinas de la costa sur del estado de Michoacan. Publicaciones de la Sociedad Herpetologica Mexicana 1: 9-17.

Arinal, I. 1997. Marine turtle management in Meru Betiri National Park. pp. 151-157. In: Noor, Y.R.; Lubis, I.R.; Ounsted, R.; Troeng, S. & Abdullah, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the Workshop on Marine Turtle Research and Management in Indonesia. Jember, East Java - Indonesia, November 1996. Wetlands International, Bogor. 197 pp.

Arvy, C.; Maigret, J.; Tijane, D.A.; Colas, F. 1997. Observation de carapaces de tortues marines dans les villages cotiers de la grande plage Mauritanienne (Cap Timirist - Frontiere senegalaise). Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 79: 5-13.

Ascenzi, P.; Condo, S.G.; Bellelli, A.; Barra, D.; Bannister, W.H.; Giardina, B.; Brunori, M. 1984. Molecular and functional properties of myoglobin from a marine turtle (Dermochelys coriacea). Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 788(3): 281-289.

Atkins, L.S. 1960. The Leathery Turtle, or Luth, Dermochelys coriacea (L.) in Co. Cork. Irish Naturalists' Journal 13: 189.

Atkins, L.S. 1962. Dermochelys coriacea in Co. Cork waters. Irish Naturalists' Journal 14: 82.

Aureggi, M.; Chantrapornsyl, S.; Young, L. 2003. Conservation project at Phra Thong and Kho Khao Islands, southwest Thailand. Tigerpaper (Bangkok) 30(3): 11-13.

Australian National Parks & Wildlife Service 1978. Leathery Turtle Dermochelys coriacea. Australian Endangered Species (Reptiles No. 2). 2 pp.

Avens, L.; Taylor, J.C.; Goshe, L.R.; Jones, T.T.; Hastings, M. 2009. Use of skeletochronological analysis to estimate the age of Leatherback Sea Turtles Dermochelys coriacea in the western North Atlantic. Endangered Species Research 8(3): 165-177.

Babcock, H.L. 1931. Note on Dermochelys. Copeia 1931: 141.

Babcock, H.L. 1939. Records of the Leatherback Turtle from Maine waters. Copeia 1939: 50.

Babcock, H.L. 1945. Further records of the Leatherback Turtle from new England waters. Copeia 1945: 46.

Babic, K. 1930. Wieder eine Dermochelys coriacea (L.) in der Adria. Glasnik Hvr. Prirodosl. Dr. Zagreb 32(2): 30-34.

Bacon, P.R. 1967. Leatherback Turtles. Journal of Trinidad Field Naturalist Club 1967: 2-3.

Bacon, P.R. 1969. The Leatherback Turtle project (Progress report 1967-68, and recommendations). Journal of Trinidad Field Naturalist Club 1969: 8-9.

Bacon, P.R. 1970. Studies on the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea (L.), in Trinidad, West Indies. Biological Conservation 19: 213-217.

Bacon, P.R. 1973. The orientation circle in the beach ascent crawl of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, in Trinidad. Herpetologica 29(4): 343-348.

Bailey, H.; Benson, S.R.; Shillinger, G.L.; Bograd, S.J.; Dutton, P.H.; Eckert, S.A.; Morreale, S.J.; Paladino, F.V.; Eguchi, T.; Foley, D.G.; Block, B.A.; Piedra, R.; Hitipeuw, C.; Tapilatu, R.F.; Spotila, J.R. 2012. Identification of distinct movement patterns in Pacific Leatherback Turtle populations influenced by ocean conditions. Ecological Applications 22(3): 735-747.

Bailey, H.; Fossette, S.; Bograd, S.J.; Shillinger, G.L.; Swithenbank, A.M.; Georges, J.Y.; Gaspar, P.; Stromberg, K.H.P.; Paladino, F.V.; Spotila, J.R.; Block, B.A.; Hays, G.C. 2012. Movement patterns for a critically endangered species, the Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), linked to foraging success and population status. PLoS ONE 7(5): e36401, 1-8.

Bailey, H.; Shillinger, G.; Palacios, D.; Bograd, S.; Spotila, J.; Paladino, F.; Block, B. 2008. Identifying and comparing phases of movement by Leatherback Turtles using state-space models. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 356(1-2): 128-135.

Bainbridge, J.S.; Pritchard, P.C.H. 1974. The world's largest Sea Turtles remain a reptilian mystery. Smithsonian 5(6): 64-73.

Balachandran, S.; Sathiyaselvam, P.; Dhakshinamoorthy, P. 2009. Rescue of a Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) at Manakudi beach, Kanniyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, and the need for an awareness campaign. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 10: 19-20.

Balasingham, E. 1965. The giant Leathery Turtle conservation programme - 1964. Malayan Nature Journal 19: 145-146.

Balasingham, E. 1967. The ecology and conservation of the Leathery Turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Linn.) in Malaya. Micronesica 3: 37-43.

Balasingham, E.; Pong, T.Y. 1972. Preliminary observation on nesting returns of the Leathery Turtle (Dermochelys coricea Linn.) in central Trengganu Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal 25(1): 6-9.

Balazs, G.H. 1982. Driftnets catch Leatherback Turtles. Oryx 16(5): 428-430.

Balland, R. 1939. Sur uno tortue luth (Dermatochelys coriacea). Proceedings verb. Soc. linn. Bordeaux 90: 86-90.

Baran, I.; Durmus, S.H.; Turkozan, O. 1998. Erster Nachweis der Lederschildkröte, Dermochelys coriacea (Linnaeus, 1766) (Testudines: Dermochelyidae) aus türkischen Gewassern. Herpetofauna (Weinstadt) 20(112): 34.

Barata, P.C.R.; Fabiano, F.F.C. 2002. Evidence for Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) nesting in Arraial do Cabo, State of Rio de Janeiro, and a review of occasional leatherback nests in Brazil. Marine Turtle Newsletter 96: 13-16.

Barata, P.C.R.; Lima, E.H.S.M.; Borges-Martins, M.; Scalfoni, J.T.; Bellini, C.; Siciliano, S. 2004. Records of the Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) on the Brazilian coast, 1969-2001. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 84(6): 1233-1240.

Bardon-Jones, G. 1961. Atlantic Leatherback Turtles in Wales. Nature in Wales 7: 38-42.

Barreiros, J.P.; Barcelos, J. 2001. Plastic ingestion by a Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea from the Azores (NE Atlantic). Marine Pollution Bulletin 42(11): 1196-1197.

Barrios-Garrido, H.; Montiel-Villalobos, M.G. 2016. Strandings of Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) along the western and southern coast of the Gulf of Venezuela. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11(1): 244-252.

Barrios-Garrido, H.; Montiel-Villalobos, M.G.; Vernet, P.; Gomez-Bonive, A. 2006. Abnormalities in leatherback hatchlings (Dermochelys coriacea) during 2001 in a hatchery on Parguito Beach, Nueva Esparta state, Venezuela. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 536: 160-161.

Basarukin, A.M. 1981. New records of the Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) in the southern Kurile Islands area. pp. 13-14. In: Borkin, L.Y. (ed.). Herpetological investigations in Siberia and the Far East. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Leningrad. 147 pp.

Bearzi, G.; Casale, P.; Margaritoulis, D.; Bonizzoni, S.; Santostasi, N.L. 2015. Observation of a Leatherback Sea Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece. Marine Turtle Newsletter 146: 6-9.

Behm, J.E.; Hagerty, M.A.; Drake, D.L.; Spotila, J.R. 2002. Marine Turtle nesting activity on Playa Naranjo, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica 1998-99. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 232-234.

Bell, B.A.; Spotila, J.R.; Paladino, F.V.; Reina, R.D. 2003. Low reproductive success of Leatherback Turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, is due to high embryonic mortality. Biological Conservation 115(1): 131-138.

Bellagio Sea Turtle Conservation Initiative, Steering Committee. 2008. Strategic planning for long-term financing of Pacific leatherback conservation and recovery. WorldFish Center, Penang. 79 pp.

Bels, V.; Rimblot Baly, F.; Lescure, J. 1988. Croissance et maintien en captivite de la tortue luth Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761). Revue Francaise d'Aquariologie Herpetologie 15(2): 59-64.

Bels, V.L.; Davenport, J.; Renous, S. 1998. Food ingestion in the estuarine turtle Malaclemys terrapin: comparison with the marine Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 78(3): 953-972.

Bels, V.L.; Renous, S. 1992. Kinematics of feeding in two marine turtles (Chelonia mydas and Dermochelys coriacea). pp. 73-78. In: Korsos, Z. & Kiss, I. (eds.). Proceedings of the 6th Ordinary General Meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica, 19-23 August 1991, Budapest, Hungary. Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest. 531 pp.

Bels, V.L.; Rimblot, F.; Lescure, J. 1987. Analysis of the growth of Dermochelys coriacea (Reptilia: Testudines) in captivity. pp. 157. In: Scott, P.W. & Greenwood, A.G. (eds.). Exotic animals in the eighties. Proceedings from the 25th Anniversary Symposium of the British Veterinary Zoological Society, 18th-20th April 1986. British Veterinary Zoological Society, Place of publication not g

Benson, S.R.; Dutton, P.H.; Hitipeuw, C.; Samber, B.; Bakarbessy, J.; Parker, D. 2007. Post-nesting migrations of Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) from Jamursba-Medi, Bird's Head Peninsula, Indonesia. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6(1): 150-154.

Benson, S.R.; Eguchi, T.; Foley, D.G.; Forney, K.A.; Bailey, H.; Hitipeuw, C.; Samber, B.P.; Tapilatu, R.F.; Vagi, R.; Ramohia, P.; Pita, J.; Dutton, P.H. 2011. Large-scale movements and high-use areas of western Pacific leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea. Ecosphere 2(7)(Article 84): 1-27.

Benson, S.R.; Forney, K.A.; Harvey, J.T.; Carretta, J.V.; Dutton, P.H. 2007. Abundance, distribution, and habitat of Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) off California, 1990-2003. Fishery Bulletin (Seattle) 105(3): 337-347.

Benson, S.R.; Kisokau, K.M.; Ambio, L.; Rei, V.; Dutton, P.H.; Parker, D. 2007. Beach use, internesting movement, and migration of Leatherback Turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, nesting on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6(1): 7-14.

Bentivegna, F.; Duguy, R.; Babin, P.; Paglialonga, A. 1996. Note sur un cas de perforation intestinale chez Dermochelys coriacea. Annales de la Societe des Sciences Naturelles de la Charente-maritime 8(5): 519-520.

Berlin, H. 1949. Ett fynd av havslädersköldpadda, Dermochelys coriacea, vid Skalderviken [Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, found at Skalderviken]. (In Norwegian). Fauna och Flora (Uppsala) 1949(4-5): 195-200.

Berrow, S.; Rogan, E. 1995. Stomach contents of a Leathery Turtle Dermochelys coriacea L. caught off southwest Ireland. Irish Naturalists' Journal 25(1): 36-37.

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Bouxin, J.; Bouxin, H.; Legendre, R. 1931. Capture d'une tortue luth (Dermatochelys coriacea L.) accompagnee de pilotes (Naucrates ductor) et de remoras (Echeneis remora) pres de l'Ile aux Moutons. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 55: 521-528.

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