Increase of a Caribbean leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea
nesting population linked to long-term nest protection.
Distribution of the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, and the leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea
, in the Cape Canaveral, Florida area: results of aerial surveys.
Number of leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, reported stranded in Texas coastal counties from January 1981 through December 1989.
A schooling of leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea coriacea, on the Texas coast.
Movements and diving behavior of a leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea
These regulations include Turtle Exclusion Devices (commonly known as TED's) that protect sea turtles (Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys coriacea
, Eretmochelys imbricata, and Lepidochelys kempii) from being caught in the nets, and Bycatch Reduction Devices (BRD's) that protect finfish.
Age and growth in leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea
(Testudines, Dermochelyidae): a skeletochronological analysis.
The migration of a tagged leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea
, from French Guiana, South America, to Newfoundland, Canada, in 128 days.
By the spring, loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, were sighted as far north as Delaware Bay and leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea
, were more widely distributed farther north (Shoop and Kenney, 1992).
coastal waters: green, Chelonia mydas; loggerhead, Caretta caretta; Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempi; hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata; and leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea
Struvite faecolith in the leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea
vandelli: a means of packaging garbage?
On one trip a leatherback sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea
, was observed by fishermen in a net at haulback.