Spatial and temporal use of floodplain habitats by lentic and lotic species of aquatic turtles

@article{Bodie2000SpatialAT,
  title={Spatial and temporal use of floodplain habitats by lentic and lotic species of aquatic turtles},
  author={James Bodie and Raymond D. Semlitsch},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={122},
  pages={138-146}
}
We investigated the use of aquatic and terrestrial floodplain habitats by lentic and lotic turtles inhabiting the Missouri River, a contemporary, regulated large river. Specifically, we tested whether habitats were used differentially by turtle species, sexes, and life stages over biologically determined spatial and temporal scales. We monitored female and male false map turtles (Graptemys pseudogeographica) and slider turtles (Trachemys scripta) for 14 months, using radiotelemetry. In addition… CONTINUE READING

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