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Biology and conservation of ridley sea turtles

Author: Pamela T Plotkin
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Here Plotkin and her colleagues reveal the nature of these species and the steps needed to make sure they remain a permanent part of the marine environment.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela T Plotkin
ISBN: 0801886112 9780801886119
OCLC Number: 71006746
Description: x, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Arribadas I have known / Peter C.H. Pritchard --
Understanding human use of olive ridleys : implications for conservation / Lisa Campbell --
Evolutionary relationships, osteology, morphology, and zoogeography of ridley sea turtles / Peter C.H. Pritchard --
An evolutionary perspective on the arribada phenomenon and reproductive behavioral polymorphism of olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) / Joseph Bernardo, Pamela T. Plotkin --
Age and growth in Kempʹs ridley sea turtles : evidence from mark-recapture and skeletochronology / Melissa L. Snover [and others] --
Phylogeography and population genetics / Kristina Kichler Holder, Mark T. Holder --
Respiratory and endocrine physiology / Roldán A. Valverde, Erich K. Stabenau, Duncan S. MacKenzie --
Reproductive physiology of the ridley sea turtle / David C. Rostal --
Sex determination and sex ratios in ridley turtles / Thane Wibbels --
Population sex ratio and its impact on population models / Michael Coyne, Andre M. Landry, Jr --
Adult migration and habitat utilization : ridley turtles in their element / Stephen J. Morreale [and others] --
Effect of land-based harvest of Lepidochelys / Stephen E. Cornelius [and others] --
Human-turtle interactions at sea / Jack Frazier [and others] --
Head-starting the Kempʼs ridley sea turtle / Donna J. Shaver, Thane Wibbels --
Kempʹs ridley recovery : how far have we come, and where are we headed? / Selina S. Heppell, Patrick M. Burchfield, Luis Jaime Peña --
Near extinction and recovery / Pamela T. Plotkin.
Responsibility: edited by Pamela T. Plotkin.
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Extraordinary contribution to sea turtle literature. The value of this book lies in the fact that '...much of what we know about ridleys is summarized in the chapters herein...,' as stated by the Read more...

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