Biology and conservation of sea turtles

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Smithsonian Institution Press, Oct 17, 1995 - Nature - 615 pages
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Still the most comprehensive review of the subject, Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles is now updated to reflect significant advances in sea turtle research. A new section summarizes developments and primary literature for fourteen areas of sea turtle biology and conservation - nesting; hatchling orientation; the early pelagic stage; telemetry and behavior; molecular genetic studies; applied and behavioral endocrinology; metabolism, physiology, and thermoregulation; diseases; temperature and sex ratio; growth and age; population models and structure; the current status of marine turtles worldwide; anthropogenic threats; and headstarting.

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Preface to the Revised Edition
Notes on the Behavioral Ecology of Sea Turtles
A Review of Sea Turtle Reproduction

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\Karen A. Bjorndal is professor in the Department of Biology and director of the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research at the University of Florida.

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