South Carolina Endangered Species Program final completion report to NOAA fisheries

Loading...
Thumbnail Image
Authors
Griffin, DuBose B.
Murphy, Sally R.
South Carolina Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries Division, Marine Turtle Conservation Program
Issue Date
2007-09-30
Type
Text
Item Language
Keywords
South Carolina Endangered Species Program , Endangered species--South Carolina , Sea turtles--South Carolina , Leatherback turtle--South Carolina , Loggerhead turtle--South Carolina
Research Projects
Organizational Units
Journal Issue
Alternative Title
Abstract
There are four species of sea turtles that inhabit South Carolina waters. They include the loggerhead, Kemp’s ridley, leatherback and green sea turtles. Threats to sea turtles in the marine environment are addressed in the Recovery Plans for these species, and many of the recovery tasks include the SCDNR as the “responsible agency”. Mitigation of factors impacting sea turtles in the coastal environment requires coordination and cooperation among various federal, state and local government agencies and private groups. The SCDNR Marine Turtle Conservation Program is the best means of implementing Recovery Plan tasks with these other entities. Five studies are covered under this grant program: Technical Guidance, Sea Turtle Stranding and Salvage Network, Movement and Habitat Use of Post-Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Information and Education and Foraging Habitat Delineation.
Description
Citation
Publisher
South Carolina State Library
Rights
Copyright status undetermined. For more information contact, South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.
Journal
Volume
Issue
PubMed ID
DOI
ISSN
EISSN