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Summer Flounder Sea Turtle Protection Area Map and GIS Data

Map depicting where summer flounder trawlers in waters off Virginia (south of Cape Charles) and North Carolina must use an approved Turtle Excluder Device.
September 25, 2023 - Map ,

Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) Accumulate Heavy Metals Near a Former Skeet Shooting Range in Kailua, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Determining levels of arsenic and antimony concentrations in green sea turtles resulting from lead deposition at a historic skeet shooting range. 
March 03, 2023 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Evaluation of a Long-Term Information Tool Reveals Continued Suitability for Identifying Bycatch Hotspots but Little Effect on Fisher Location Choice

We reviewed one of the longest and earliest DOM informational products, TurtleWatch.
January 26, 2023 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Sea Turtles Across the North Pacific Are Exposed to Perfluoroalkyl Substances

A risk assessment showed concern for immunosuppression in Kailua green turtles and alarming concern for hawksbill developmental toxicity.
June 15, 2021 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Species and Population Specific Gene Expression in Blood Transcriptomes of Marine Turtles

We generated high quality blood transcriptome assemblies for hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia mydas), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) turtles.
May 13, 2021 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

No Rest for the Weary: Restricted Resting Behavior of Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) at a Deep-Neritic Foraging Area Influences Expression of Life History Traits

In this study, we fitted 18 green turtles (Chelonia mydas) with detachable time-depth recorder (systems to obtain and analyze fine-scale dive behavior and daily activity – with a focus on resting dive bouts.
April 30, 2021 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,

Trace Element Concentrations in Blood and Scute Tissues From Wild and Captive Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas)

The present study compares trace element concentrations in green turtles in captivity at Sea Life Park Hawaii to wild green turtles in Kapoho Bay, Hawaii, USA.
October 26, 2020 - Peer-Reviewed Research ,