diamondback terrapin

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of marshes along Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of United States

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Both actively fished crab pots (AFCPs) and DCPs pose a significant threat of drowning to diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin), a coastal species of concern in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and Virginia (Roosenburg et al.
The sign highlights resident and migratory wildlife species such as bottlenose dolphins, otters, manatees, and diamondback terrapins through a series of beautiful and informative images.
In the current study, these theories were examined relative to the reproductive biology of the diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin pileata) inhabiting the salt marshes of Alabama.
Diamondback terrapins, Malaclemys terrapin, northern map turtles, Graptemys geographica, and spotted turtles, Clemmys guttata were not expected to be seen cohabitating with large numbers of T.
Metals in tissues of diamondback terrapin from New Jersey.
The Diamondback Terrapin has been a delicacy, a source of state taxes and a casualty of commercial development and victim of new predators, but now its prospects are improved by a UAB-based turtle hatchery that may accelerate the growth of the fledgling population.
The conditions seem excellent for the successful introduction of the diamondback terrapin to the west coast.
The northern diamondback terrapin, red fox, snapping turtle, raccoon, rabbit, skunk, opossum and blue crab, all animals that do well living close to people, have adapted nicely to the rapid changes of the Meadowlands.
An oyster toadfish and a diamondback terrapin had gone into the trap, too, probably for the minnies.
Gamera" is the name of a giant flying turtle in Japanese science fiction movies, and was selected as the name for the Clark School vehicle because the University of Maryland's mascot is the diamondback terrapin and because the team wanted to give homage to the Nihon University team.
The diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) is an exclusively estuarine turtle whose range extends from Cape Cod, MA, along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts to Corpus Christi, TX, (Ernst and Lovich, 2009) and displays similar lite history traits (Gibbons, 1987).
Seventy-eight diamondback terrapin turtles, each weighing 2-3 pounds, were removed, said a spokesman for airport operator The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Reuters reported.
Brennessel, the Goldberg professor of biology at Wheaton College, is the author of "Diamonds in the Marsh: A Natural History of the Diamondback Terrapin.