EVALUATING TRENDS IN ABUNDANCE OF IMMATURE GREEN TURTLES, CHELONIA MYDAS, IN THE GREATER CARIBBEAN

@article{Bjorndal2005EVALUATINGTI,
  title={EVALUATING TRENDS IN ABUNDANCE OF IMMATURE GREEN TURTLES, CHELONIA MYDAS, IN THE GREATER CARIBBEAN},
  author={Karen A Bjorndal and Alan B Bolten and Milani Chaloupka},
  journal={Ecological Applications},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={304-314}
}
Many long-lived marine species exhibit life history traits. that make them more vulnerable to overexploitation. Accurate population trend analysis is essential for development and assessment of management plans for these species. However, because many of these species disperse over large geographic areas, have life stages inaccessible to human surveyors, and/or undergo complex developmental migrations, data on trends in abundance are often available for only one stage of the population, usually… Expand

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