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Increase in hawksbill sea turtle Eretmochelys imbricata nesting in Barbados, West Indies
Nesting by hawksbill sea turtles Eretmochelys imbricata in Barbados, West Indies, has been monitored since 1992. Data from the index beach indicate that the number of nests may have increased as muchExpand
Quantitative analysis of herpesvirus sequences from normal tissue and fibropapillomas of marine turtles with real-time PCR.
Although FPTHV pol sequences amplified from tumors are highly related to each other, single signature amino acid substitutions distinguish the Australia/Hawaii, Mexico/Costa Rica, and Florida/Caribbean groups. Expand
Testing models of female reproductive migratory behaviour and population structure in the Caribbean hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata, with mtDNA sequences
These analyses identified at least 6 female breeding stocks in the Caribbean and western Atlantic and support a natal homing model for recruitment of breeding females and Contrary to expectations of the social facilitation model, mtDNA lineages were highly structured among western Atlantic nesting colonies. Expand
Origins of green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding aggregations around Barbados, West Indies
The data suggest that the similar-sized green turtles sampled on the Barbados FG are a mixed stock of more diverse origins than any previously sampled feeding aggregations in the Caribbean region, and support a life cycle model that incorporates a tendency of immatures to migrate from their initial foraging Grounds at settlement towards suitable foraging grounds closer to their natal rookeries as they mature. Expand
Construction setback regulations and sea-level rise: Mitigating sea turtle nesting beach loss
Global sea-level rise of up to 0.6 m is predicted in the next 100 years. In areas where coastal structures prevent landward migration of beaches, a major impact of sea-level rise will be a loss ofExpand
Maternal rank and offspring rank in vervet monkeys: An appraisal of the mechanisms of rank acquisition
Abstract In two troops of vervet monkeys ( Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus ) in Barbados, maternal rank predicted the outcomes of 85.5% of all dyadic aggressive interactions between juveniles andExpand
Population subdivision in hawksbill turtles nesting on Barbados, West Indies, determined from mitochondrial DNA control region sequences
A new mitochondrial DNA control region survey of the Barbados hawksbill nesting population was undertaken using larger sample sizes, reanalysis of previously reported samples, and new primers thatExpand
Life-history characteristics of a wild population of vervets (Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus) in Barbados, West Indies
  • J. Horrocks
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • 1 February 1986
Life history data are presented for a population of vervets, Cercopithecusaethiops sabaeus, in Barbados, West Indies, and males emigrate from their natal troops at sexual maturity and one incident of a juvenile female emigrating is reported. Expand
Re-examination of population structure and phylogeography of hawksbill turtles in the wider Caribbean using longer mtDNA sequences.
A comprehensive stock structure re-assessment of 11 WC hawksbill rookeries using longer mtDNA sequences, larger sample sizes, and additional rookeries compared to previous surveys suggests a general population expansion in the WC following a historic bottleneck about 100 000-300 000 years ago. Expand
Predicting species interactions from edge responses: mongoose predation on hawksbill sea turtle nests in fragmented beach habitat
This is the first study to predict patterns of predation directly from continuous edge response functions of interacting species, establishing a link between models of edge response and species interactions. Expand