Impact of the introduction of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) on survival rates of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis)

@article{Cadi2004ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the introduction of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) on survival rates of the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis)},
  author={Antoine Cadi and Pierre Joly},
  journal={Biodiversity & Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={2511-2518}
}
Recent massive imports of slider turtles, (Trachemys scripta elegans) into Europe as pets have induced frequent release of these exotic turtles in natural habitats. As a consequence, T. s. elegans is now widely distributed in most wetlands. Moreover, reproduction of this species has been repeatedly observed in Europe under Mediterranean climatic conditions. In this context, we studied competition between this introduced species and the European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis) under experimental… CONTINUE READING
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