TITLE

Notes on a Nest and Emergence of Hatchlings of the Euphrates Softshell Turtle (Rafetus euphraticus) at the Dez River, Iran

AUTHOR(S)
GHAFFARI, HANYEH; PLUMMER, MICHAEL V.; KARAMI, MAHMOOD; MAHROO, BARBOD SAFAEI; AHMADZADEH, FARAHAM; RÖDDER, DENNIS
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Chelonian Conservation & Biology;Dec2013, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p319
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report on a Euphrates softshell turtle (Rafetus euphraticus) nest and hatchlings that emerged from the nest that was constructed in a sand patch of the Dez River in southwestern Iran and discovered on 8 July 2012. Information on nest location and structure and hatchling morphology is presented.
ACCESSION #
93438311

 

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