Status of Marine Turtles in British Columbia Waters: A Reassessment

  title={Status of Marine Turtles in British Columbia Waters: A Reassessment},
  author={Donald F. Mcalpine and Stan A. Orchard and Kelly A. Sendall and Rodolphe Palm},
  journal={Canadian Field-Naturalist},
Marine turtles in British Columbia have previously been considered off course stragglers. Here we document 20 new reports for Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas , and Leatherback Turtles, Dermochelys coriacea , for the province. Until recently there had been no concerted effort to acquire data on marine turtle abundance or frequency off British Columbia. Observations presented here allow a reassessment of marine turtle status in British Columbia waters. We suggest Green Turtles and Leatherbacks… 

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