Modeling Commercial Freshwater Turtle Production on US Farms for Pet and Meat Markets

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Freshwater turtles are being exploited for meat, eggs, traditional medicine, and pet trade. As a response, turtle farming became a booming aquaculture industry in the past two decades, specifically in the southeastern states of the United States of America (US) and across Southeast Asia. However, US turtle farms are currently producing turtles only for the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139053

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@inproceedings{Mali2015ModelingCF, title={Modeling Commercial Freshwater Turtle Production on US Farms for Pet and Meat Markets}, author={Ivana Mali and Hsiao-Hsuan Wang and W. E. Grant and Mark Feldman and M. Forstner and Alejandro Raul Hernandez Montoya}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }