Sea turtle consumption and black market trade in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Abstract

We examined sea turtle consumption and illegal trade in Baja California Sur (BCS) using data from (1) bimonthly surveys at beaches, fishing camps and dumpsites and (2) semi-structured interviews with fishermen. From March 2006 to February 2008, we found the carcasses of 1014 sea turtles; the meat of 461 of these turtles (45.5%) had been consumed. The East… (More)

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@inproceedings{Mancini2009SeaTC, title={Sea turtle consumption and black market trade in Baja California Sur, Mexico}, author={Agnese Mancini and Volker Koch}, year={2009} }