Final Outline: Leatherback Sea Turtles

This discussion topic submitted by Astrid Senturia ( senturaf@miamioh.edu) at 8:37 am on 5/19/00. Additions were last made on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.


In this report I plan to examine leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea. The following is an outline that will assist me in reporting on these incredible sea creatures.
I. Biology
a)weight
b)size
c)diet
d)age
e)identifying characteristics
II. Distribution
a)count
b) global distribution
III. Reproduction
a)mating
b)nesting
c)hatching
IV. Development
a)stages of life
b)migration
V. Impacts
a)humans
-fisheries
-development
b)status of species
c)environmental factors
-natural disasters
d)conservation tactics


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