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The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume I: v. 1 (CRC Marine Science) [Hardcover]

Peter L. Lutz , John A. Musick
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9 Dec 1996 CRC Marine Science (Book 12)
Sea turtles have existed for millions of years, making them fascinating subjects of study. In the last 20 years, the science of sea turtle biology has expanded at an exponential rate, leading to major advances in many areas. This book synthesizes the results of these advances and focuses on how these endangered marine reptiles operate in, adapt to, and are dependent upon particular features of their marine environment. New technology in data gathering, such as DNA analyses, remote sensing, and physiological monitoring techniques, has led to a much greater understanding of the biology of the sea turtle at all stages of their life history.

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  • Hardcover: 448 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press (9 Dec 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0849384222
  • ISBN-13: 978-0849384226
  • Product Dimensions: 24.4 x 16.5 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 885,256 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The concise writing, the numerous instructive diagrams and figures as well as the tables make this volume an excellent treatise and summary of current knowledge on sea turtles." Ethology, October 1999

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Turtles, being reptiles and tied to the terrestrial environment for oviposition (with the single partial exception of the chelid Chelodina rugosa [Kennett, 1993]), are generally assumed to have had terrestrial origins. Read the first page
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful book 10 Aug 2012
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5.0 out of 5 stars Essential Reference on Marine Turtle Biology 18 Nov 2000
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A complete up-to-date review of marine turtle biology featuring contributions from 22 of the world's foremost sea turtle authorities. Such well known reearchers as Pritchard, Bjorndal, Lutz, Musick, and Limpus provide comprehensive coverage of a wide range of relevant topics including sea turtle evolution, phylogeny, current conservation status, reproduction, orientation and navigation, habitat utilization and migration, health problems and diseases, human impacts and much, much more. Also included are 8 color and 14 b/w photos, several b/w line illustrations, numerous graphs and tables, and multiple bibliographies. Truly a "Must Have Volume" for every marine turtle library.
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This book provides the bases for all that want to learn about Sea Turtles. Each chapter was written for a specialist, and provides a review the avaliable information about subject.
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