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The ecology, exploitation, and conservation of river turtles
Table of Contents Preface 1. Introduction 2. River Turtle Diversity, Adaptations, and Roles in the River 3. Communities and Habitats 4. Traditional Exploitation Methods, Efficiency, and ConsequencesExpand
The distribution, status, and level of exploitation of the freshwater turtle Dermatemys mawei in belize, central
Dermatemys mawei is common to abundant in many areas of northern and central Belize and is present in two river systems of extreme southeastern Belize. It mainly exists in larger, deeper, lowlandExpand
Utility of serum progesterone and prolactin analysis for assessing reproductive status in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus).
Concentrations of serum progesterone and prolactin were assessed during the perioestrous period and throughout gestation in the Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) as a means of generating informationExpand
Dermatemys mawii Gray 1847 ? Central American River Turtle, Tortuga Blanca, Hickatee
058.1 Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group A.G.J. Rhodin, P.C.H. Pritchard, P.P. van Dijk,Expand
Evidence for a Role in Seed Dispersal by Two Tropical Herbivorous Turtles1
The capacity for seed dispersal by two herbivorous turtles, the aquatic Rhinoclemmys funerea and the terrestrial R. annulata, was investigated in the vicinity of Tortuguero, Costa Rica. DefecatedExpand
Population Sizes and Foraging Ecology in a Tropical Freshwater Stream Turtle Community
The population sizes, densities, and food habitats of four freshwater turtle species inhabiting a sluggish stream at Chan Chen Junction, Corozal District, Belize, were investigated from JanuaryExpand
Sexual and Seasonal Variation in Foraging Patterns in the Stinkpot, Sternotherus odoratus, in Southwestern Missouri
Abstract Sternotherus odoratus is an omnivorous turtle inhabiting shallow littoral zones of lakes and swamps in the eastern United States. Previous studies have quantified the diet of this turtle,Expand
Seed Dispersal by Red-Eared Sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) and Common Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina)
Abstract Seed dispersal capabilities by red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) and common snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina) in southwestern Missouri were investigated for mulberry (MorusExpand