Corpus ID: 81014510

Health assessment and hatching success of two Western Australian loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) populations

@inproceedings{Trocini2013HealthAA,
  title={Health assessment and hatching success of two Western Australian loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) populations},
  author={S. Trocini},
  year={2013}
}
  • S. Trocini
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Most of the existing sea turtle populations worldwide are in decline, and loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta), in particular, are listed as Endangered. The loggerhead nesting population in Western Australia is the largest nesting population in Australia and one of the largest in the Indian Ocean and the world. This research project investigated hatching success and health, two critical aspects for loggerhead turtle conservation and management, on two important nesting sites in Western… CONTINUE READING

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