Conservation Genetics of the East Pacific Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) in Michoacan, Mexico


The main continental nesting rookeries of the east Pacific green turtle (EPGT), Chelonia mydas, on the Michoacan (Mexico) coast suffered drastic population declines following intense exploitation in the 1960s–1970s with annual abundance of nesting females plummeting from about 25,000 to an average of about 1400 between 1982 and 2001. Analyses of data from… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:GENE.0000040394.47843.e4


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