Annual report to National Marine Fisheries Service for relative abundance, distribution, and health of sea turtles in near-shore coastal waters of the Southeastern United States

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South Carolina Marine Resources Division
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2010-11-30
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Loggerhead turtle--Atlantic Coast (U.S.) , Sea turtles--Atlantic Coast (U.S.) , Loggerhead turtle--Southern States , Sea turtles--Southern States
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This annual survey of sea turtles in the Southeastern U.S. includes : Sampling effort and overview of sea turtle catch, catch rates, explanation of differences in catch rates, time of day and tidal influence, water depth and distance from shore, gear selectivity and fishing efficiency of turtle nets, fish and invertebrate catch, size, sex and genetic distributions, sea turtle health: Physical examination, sea turtle health: Clinical assessment.
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South Carolina State Library
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Copyright status undetermined. For more information contact, South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.
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