Spatial distribution of turtle barnacles on the green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas
- Green turtle youngsters roam far and wide. marshall, mike // New Scientist;8/17/2013, Vol. 219 Issue 2930, p16
The article reports on a study published in "Proceedings of the Royal Society B" by researchers Nathan Putman and Eugenia Naro-Maciel on the use of ocean circulation models and genetic analysis to track the global geographical distribution of Chelonia mydas green turtle young after hatching.
- Distribution patterns of the barnacle, Chelonibia testudinaria, on juvenile green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Bahia Magdalena, Mexico. Nájera-Hillman, Eduardo; Bass, Julie B.; Buckham, Shannon // Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad;2012, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p1171
The barnacle, Chelonibia testudinaria, is an obligate commensal of sea turtles that may show population variability according to the physical characteristics of the environment and properties of turtle hosts; therefore, we characterized the distributional patterns and the potential effects on...
- On the beach. Franke, Mary Ann // Sierra;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the protection of green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas in Sukamade Beach in Java, Indonesia's Meru Betiri National Park. Author's volunteer beach patrol; Protection of eggs and hatchlings; Danger of extinction; Question about the survival of hatchlings.
- Fauna. // Conde Nast Traveler;Feb96, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p115
Reports that the Chelonia mydas, commonly known as the green turtle, will conclude their 2,000-mile odyssey from the ciast of Brazil to the Ascension island in February 1996.
- Green Sea Turtle. // Monkeyshines on America;Jan98 Territories Issue: Oceania, p14
Provides information on green sea turtles found in waters off of Baker and Howland Islands. Origin of the green turtle's name; Physical characteristics; Size; Behavior; Eating habits; Reproductive system.
- France falls into line over turtle ranch. Patel, Tara // New Scientist;1/14/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1960, p10
Informs about the decision of France to close ranching of turtles on the islands of La Reunion, a French department in the Indian Ocean. Details of the terms Appendix 1 of CITIES that requires a ban on the ranching of `Chelonia mydas' the green turtle.
- Raine Island's turtle mayhem. // Australian Geographic;Oct-Dec97, Issue 48, p10
Presents information on a study of green turtles on Raine Island, Australia by Tim Jessop, student at the University of Queensland. Behavior of the turtles as a result of overcrowding; Focus of the research; Results of his study.
- Turtles to the flame. // Discover;Apr94, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p23
Gives details on green turtles. Physical description; Nesting season; Turtles' danger to artificial light.
- New host records of the turtle barnacle, Cylindrolepas sinica: a case study of sea turtles' behaviour and their epibionts. Hayashi, Ryota // Marine Biodiversity Records;Jan2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1, pN.PAG
This study examined epibionts on three species of sea turtles (loggerhead, green and hawksbill) obtained in Japanese waters as bycatch, strandings, or landings for breeding. Species diversity of barnacle epibionts on sea turtles appears to be affected by the behaviour and foraging habitat of the...