Status of sea turtle stocks in the Pacific

@inproceedings{Chaloupka2004StatusOS,
  title={Status of sea turtle stocks in the Pacific},
  author={Milani Y. Chaloupka and P Dutton and Hideki Nakano},
  year={2004}
}
Six species of sea turtles occur in the Pacific Ocean (green turtles, loggerheads, leatherbacks, hawksbills, olive ridleys and flatbacks). All species, except flatbacks, have transboundary distributions. The status of most sea turtle stocks in the Pacific Ocean is poorly understood. Some stocks are increasing, such as in eastern Australia and Hawaii. However, there is evidence that many stocks have been reduced significantly, which is mainly a result of overharvesting of eggs, subsistence or… CONTINUE READING

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