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Chelonian Research Monographs – Number 3

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BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
OF FLORIDA TURTLES


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Chelonian Research Foundation is pleased to announce the publication of Volume Number 3 of Chelonian Research Monographs, published November 2006:

BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION
OF FLORIDA TURTLES
:

Edited by
PETER A. MEYLAN

 

Comprehensive summary of all 25 freshwater turtle, marine turtle, and tortoise species occurring in Florida, including descriptions, distributions, habitats, ecology and natural history, threats, status, and conservation. Thorough species accounts and family overviews by 39 leading turtle biologists with extensive field experience with Florida turtles. Foreword by Anders G.J. Rhodin. 376 pages, 235 figures, including 163 full-color photographs and 32 color maps.

Hard cover and Soft cover editions are still available for immediate delivery.


Contributing Authors

MATTHEW J. ARESCO
RAY E. ASHTON, JR.
WILLIAM J. BARICHIVICH
JOAN E. BERISH
MICHAEL BRESETTE
KURT A. BUHLMANN
JOSEPH A. BUTLER
C. KENNETH DODD, JR.
MICHAEL A. EWERT
TERENCE M. FARRELL
J. WHITFIELD GIBBONS
MARGARET S. GUNZBURGER
GEORGE L. HEINRICH
RICHARD HERREN
JOHN B. IVERSON
DALE R. JACKSON
KEVIN P. JANSEN
CHRIS JOHNSON
PETER G. MAY


Contents  of Species

Summary
Conservation Status
Species Description
  Taxonomic History
  Relatedness Among
  Populations

Distribution
  Geographic Distribution
  Ecological Distribution

Habitat Relations
  Activity
  Seasonality
  Movements
  Home Range
  Temperature Relations

Growth & Reproduction
  Growth
  Sexual Dimorphism
  Size & Age at Sexual Maturity
  Longevity
  Male Reproductive Cycle
  Female Reproductive Cycle
  Courtship and Mating

 

 

EARL D. MCCOY
BRIAN K. MEALEY
WALTER E. MESHAKA, JR.
ANNE MEYLAN
PETER A. MEYLAN
PAUL E. MOLER
HENRY R. MUSHINSKY
LARRY H. OGREN
PETER C.H. PRITCHARD
ANTHONY REDLOW
ANDERS G.J. RHODIN
JEFFREY R. SCHMID
RICHARD A. SEIGEL
ROBERT M. SHEALY
KELLY STEWART
R. BRENT THOMAS
GEORGE E. WALLACE
DAWN S. WILSON
BLAIR WITHERINGTON
ROBERT T. ZAPPALORTI


Accounts

  Nesting Season
  Nest Sites and Nesting
  Behavior
  Clutch Size
  Reproductive Potential
  Eggs
  Incubation and Hatching
  Hatchlings

Population Biology
  Density and Biomass
  Survivorship
  Population Dynamics
  Population and Community
  Structure

Interspecific Interactions
  Diet and Feeding
  Predation
  Parasites and Disease

Threats
  Documented Threats
  Potential Threats

Status
Conservation Options and Solutions
Literature Cited

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