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  • Gaos et al. 2017_Natal foraging philopatry

    October 16, 2017
    Natal foraging philopatry in eastern Pacific hawksbill turtles The complex processes involved with animal migration have long been a subject of biological interest, and broad-scale movement patterns of many marine turtle populations still remain unresolved. While it is widely accepted that once marine turtles reach sexual maturity they home to natal ...

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  • Llamas et al. 2017_Hawksbills foraging at Coiba, Panama

    August 5, 2017
    Distribution, size range and growth rates of hawksbill turtles at a major foraging ground in the eastern Pacific Ocean Hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) inhabiting the eastern Pacific Ocean are one of the world’s most threatened marine turtle management units. Despite the fact that knowledge about the status of sea turtles at ...

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  • Gaos et al. 2017_Hawksbill nesting in the eastern Pacific

    August 5, 2017
    Living on the Edge: Hawksbill turtle nesting and conservation along the Eastern Pacific Rim Prior to 2007, efforts to monitor and conserve hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the eastern Pacific Ocean were opportunistic and records were virtually non-existent. The first abundance estimates were published in 2010, but contained limited data on the ...

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