Genetic composition of a green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding ground population: evidence for multiple origins

@article{Lahanas1998GeneticCO,
  title={Genetic composition of a green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding ground population: evidence for multiple origins},
  author={Pete N. Lahanas and Karen A Bjorndal and Alan B Bolten and Sandra E. Encalada and Michael M. Miyamoto and Rold{\'a}n Arturo Valverde and Brian W. Bowen},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1998},
  volume={130},
  pages={345-352}
}
Abstract Migratory marine turtles are extremely difficult to track between their feeding and nesting areas, and the link between juvenile and adult habitats is generally unknown. To assess the composition of a feeding ground (FG) population of juvenile green turtles (Cheloniamydas Linnaeus), mitochondrial DNA control region sequences were examined in 80 post-pelagic individuals (straight carapace length = 31 to 67 cm) sampled in September 1992 from Great Inagua, Bahamas, and compared to those… Expand

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