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Marine debris ingestion of green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas, (Linnaeus, 1758) from the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
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The qualitative and quantitative aspects of marine debris ingested by 14 stranded green sea turtles Chelonia mydas along the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates were investigated and plastics, particularly white, and transparent thread-like and sheet-like plastics, were the predominant debris ingested. Expand
Frequency and composition of anthropogenic debris in the nests of sooty gulls Larus (Adelarus) hemprichii Bruch, 1853 from Sir Bu Na'ir Island, United Arab Emirates.
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Investigation of the qualitative and quantitative aspects of marine debris used in the construction of the nests of sooty gulls Larus (Adelarus) hemprichii from Sir Bu Na'ir Island, United Arab Emirates shows that sootY gulls frequently use anthropogenic debris as nesting materials in Sirbu Na'IR Island. Expand
Impacts of the traditional baited basket fishing trap "gargoor" on green sea turtles Chelonia mydas (Testudines: Cheloniidae) Linnaeus, 1758 from two case reports in the United Arab Emirates.
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This paper presents two case reports from the eastern coast of the UAE of green sea turtle strandings associated with gargoor interactions, and describes a turtle that was discovered trapped inside a lost or abandoned gargoor. Expand
Are oil spills a key mortality factor for marine turtles from the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates?
Abstract Though relatively rare events, oil spills can have devastating impacts on marine resources. In this study, from August 2015 to December 2018, we monitor turtle strandings/mortalities as wellExpand
Analysis of polychlorinated biphenyls, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and organochlorine pesticides in the tissues of green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas, (Linnaeus, 1758) from the eastern coast of
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Investigation of tissues of stranded green sea turtles from the Gulf of Oman coast of the United Arab Emirates found persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in 77% of the turtles, and PAH's were the most frequently detected followed by high concentrations of OCP's. Expand
First record of Columbus crab Planes minutus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Grapsidae) Linnaeus, 1758 for the northwestern Indian Ocean
Planes minutus Linnaeus, 1758 is a species of grapsid crab that is known to be symbiotically associated with various species that include but are not limited to sea turtles. This specie is known toExpand
First Record of Lissocarcinus polybioides Adams & White, 1849 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae) for the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf of Oman
Lissocarcinus polybioides Adams & White, 1849 is a species of swimming crab from the Portunidae family that is known to occur in sub-tidal waters at depths of 2-100 m on muddy/sandy substrate withExpand
First record of Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) from the coastal waters of the United Arab Emirates
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Though this species is known to occur in other regions along the Gulf of Oman, this paper represents the first published record of H. scabra, in the coastal waters of the United Arab Emirates. Expand
Junk food: Interspecific and intraspecific distinctions in marine debris ingestion by marine turtles.
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This study reports marine debris ingested by green sea turtles Chelonia mydas and loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta that stranded along the eastern coast of the Sharjah Emirate in the United Arab Emirates. Expand
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