• Biology
  • Published 1999

Techniques for Measuring Sea Turtles

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  title={Techniques for Measuring Sea Turtles},
  author={Alan B Bolten and Archie Fairly Carr},
  year={1999}
}
Sea turtles are measured to accomplish a number of objectives, and there are many technique and equipment options. The objectives may dictate different levels of accuracy and precision (see below) as well as the appropriate methods and equipment to be used. Sea turtles are measured on nesting beaches to relate body size to reproductive output, to determine minimum size at sexual maturity, and to monitor nesting female size for a particular rookery. Sea turtles are measured on foraging grounds… CONTINUE READING

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