Negative effects of shrimping and commercial fishing on sea turtles

This discussion topic submitted by Maura McCarthy (mccartm3@muohio) at 3:46 pm on 6/10/99. Additions were last made on Thursday, April 27, 2000.

OUTLINE

I. General Characteristics
A. Various species
B. Reproduction
C. Habitat
D. Lifespan
E. Habits

II. Shrimping & Fishing
A. Lethal fishing gear and practices
B. Shrimp trawling
C. TED
D. Mortality rates
E. Future?


Sources:

Epperly,S.P. et al. Bulletin of Marine Science. 59(2): 289-297, 1996
Cheng, J. and Tien-Hsi Chen. Biological Conservation. 82:235-239, 1997
Godfrey, M.H. and R. Barreto. Biological Conservation. 74:29-32, 1995
Bjorndal, K.A. Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles. Smithsonian
Institution Press. Washington:1995 PP.615.
Lutz,P.L. and John Musick. Biology of Sea Turtles. ?


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