We solicited observations of alligator snapping turtles in two of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' most widely disseminated publications.
Alligator snapping turtles are vulnerable to recreational fishing gear (Shipman 1993) allowed in Illinois (i.
Alligator snapping turtles are not difficult to detect where viable populations occur.
temminckii in the Mississippi River (Union and Alexander counties), Clear Creek (Alexander County), Heron Pond-Little Black Slough (Johnson County), Loon Lake (Massac County) and Brushy Lake (Massac County); he captured no alligator snapping turtles in 176 net nights of effort (S.
An alligator snapping turtle
measuring 2ft and weighing a whopping 57lbs has been netted by anglers.
Nesting ecology of the alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) along the lower Apalachicola River, Florida.
Temperature effects during early life stages of the alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii).
Natural history of resident and translocated alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) in Louisiana.
Movements and habitat use of subadult Alligator Snapping Turtles (Macroclemys temminckii) in Louisiana.
Habitats and movements of adult alligator snapping turtles in northeast Louisiana.
Stomach contents of commercially harvested adult Alligator Snapping Turtles, Macrochelys temminckii.
Captive propagation began in 2000 with 15 adults at Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery in southeastern Oklahoma, and 33 individuals from a confiscated group of alligator snapping turtles were added in 2007.
Interspecific interactions of alligator snapping turtles with other members of the aquatic community of turtles have not been studied but could yield important information about the ecology of this threatened turtle and its role in shaping aquatic communities.
2009) and likely utilize many of the same resources that juvenile alligator snapping turtles exploit.
ouackitensis utilized common food resources in the Caney River where juvenile alligator snapping turtles have been reintroduced, and we compared the degree of overlap to that occurring in Big Vian and Little Vian creeks in eastern Oklahoma where these species have coexisted for many years.