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Chelonian Research Monographs

CHELONIAN RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS (ISSN 1088-7105) is an international peer-reviewed scientific publication series for monograph-length manuscripts, collected proceedings of symposia, edited compilations, and other longer turtle-related research documents. The series accepts contributions dealing with any aspects of chelonian research, with a preference for conservation or biology. The series is edited by Anders G.J. Rhodin and is published on an occasional basis by Chelonian Research Foundation.

 

Number 1.

The Galápagos Tortoises: Nomenclatural and Survival Status.
1996.
By PETER C.H. PRITCHARD.
Open-Access Online and Hardcopy Publications. 85 pp.


ISBN: 0-9653540-0-8 (hardback); 0-9653540-1-6 (paperback).

 

 


 

Number 2.

Asian Turtle Trade: Proceedings of a Workshop on Conservation and Trade of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises in Asia.
2000.
Edited by PETER PAUL VAN DIJK, BRYAN L. STUART, and ANDERS G.J. RHODIN.
Open-Access Online and Hardcopy Publications. 164 pp.

ISBN: 0-9653540-2-4 (hardback); 0-9653540-3-2 (paperback).

 


 

Number 3.

Biology and Conservation of Florida Turtles.
2006.
Edited by PETER A. MEYLAN.
Open-Access Online and Hardcopy Publications. 376 pp.

ISBN: 0-9653540-4-0 (hardback); 0-9653540-5-9 (paperback).

 

 


 

Number 4.

Defining Turtle Diversity: Proceedings of a Workshop on Genetics, Ethics, and Taxonomy of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises.
2007.
Edited by H. BRADLEY SHAFFER, NANCY N. FITZSIMMONS, ARTHUR GEORGES, and ANDERS G.J. RHODIN.
Open-Access Online and Hardcopy Publications. 200 pp.

ISBN: 0-9653540-7-5 (hardback); 0-9653540-8-3 (paperback).


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Number 5.

Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group.
2008–2014.
Edited by ANDERS G.J. RHODIN, PETER C.H. PRITCHARD, PETER PAUL VAN DIJK, RAYMOND A. SAUMURE, KURT A. BUHLMANN, JOHN B. IVERSON, and RUSSELL A. MITTERMEIER.
Open-Access Online and Hardcopy Publications with Annual Supplements. Installments 1–7 to date. 874 pp. to date.

ISBN: 0-9653540-9-1 (looseleaf).

 


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Number 6.

Turtles on the Brink in Madagascar: Proceedings of Two Workshops on the Status, Conservation, and Biology of Malagasy Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles.
2013.
Edited by CHRISTINA M. CASTELLANO, ANDERS G.J. RHODIN, MICHAEL OGLE, RUSSELL A. MITTERMEIER, HERILALA RANDRIAMAHAZO, RICK HUDSON, and RICHARD E. LEWIS.
Open-Access Online and Hardcopy Publications. 184 pp.

ISBN: 978-0-9910368-0-6 (hardback), 978-0-9910368-1-3 (paperback).