Causes of mortality in green turtles from Hawaii and the insular Pacific exclusive of fibropapillomatosis.

Abstract

Fibropapillomatosis (FP) comprises a majority of green turtle stranding in Hawaii; however, green turtles in the Pacific are also susceptible to non-FP related causes of death. We present here necropsy findings from 230 free-ranging green turtles originating from Hawaii, the Mariana archipelago, Palmyra Atoll, American Samoa, and Johnston Atoll that died… (More)
DOI: 10.3354/dao02890

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