Scientific Research

  • ICAPO 2008_Proceedings from the 1st workshop of EP hawksbills (Spanish)

    Scientific Research - July 14, 2008
    First Workshop of the Hawksbill Turtle in the Eastern Pacific. July 15-17, 2008, Los Cóbanos, El Salvador. From 1997 to 2001 the occurrence of hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) was ch Historical anecdotal records and documentations provide evidence that hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) were once abundant in the Eastern Pacific Ocean (EP). Today they are among the ...

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  • Gaos et al. 2006_Hawksbills along Pacific Costa Rica

    Scientific Research - October 14, 2006
    Hawksbill Turtles on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) is endangered throughout its range and the status of this species is of highest concern in the Pacific (NMFS 1998). Confirmed nesting and/or in water observations of hawksbill turtles on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica are extremely rare ...

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  • Seminoff et al. 2003_Hawksbills along Baja California Peninsula, Mexico

    Scientific Research - November 14, 2003
    Occurrence of Hawksbill Turtles, Eretmochelys imbricata (Reptilia: Cheloniidae), near the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico. From 1997 to 2001 the occurrence of hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) was characterized at neritic foraging habitats along the Pacific coast of the Baja California Peninsula and in the Gulf of California, Mexico, through inwater capture of live turtles and searches ...

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  • Seminoff et al. 2003_hawksbill-green turtle hybrid

    Scientific Research - October 14, 2003
    Hybridization of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the Pacific ocean: indication of an absence of gender bias in the directionality of crosses. On 5 September 1999 a juvenile sea turtle (BLA-428) was captured near Bahía de los Angeles, Gulf of California, Mexico. The presence of intermediate ...

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  • Nichols 2003_Baja sea surtles PhD dissertation

    Scientific Research - May 20, 2003
    Biology and conservation of sea turtles in Baja California, Mexico. I studied the in-water anthropogenic impacts on sea turtles, origins of sea turtles on foraging and developmental areas, their migration routes, and described regionally appropriate conservation needs. Sea turtles inhabiting Baja California waters originate on distant beaches in Japan, Hawaii, and southern Mexico. Results ...

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  • NMFS/USFWS 1998_Pacific hawksbill recovery plan

    Scientific Research - May 20, 1998
    Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) share responsibilities at the Federal level for the research, management, and recovery of Pacific marine turtle populations under U.S. jurisdiction. To accomplish the drafting of this recovery plan, NMFS ...

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  • Hasbún et al. 1998_Unusual record of a hawksbill in El Salvador

    Scientific Research - March 14, 1998

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