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Title: Sea turtle monitoring Venice Beach. Summary report for 2001.
Authors: Foote, Jerris J.
Brinton-Perz, Christy
Sprinkel, Jay M.
Keywords: marine turtles
sea turtles
loggerhead turtle
green turtle
Chelonia mydas
Caretta caretta
Venice Beach (Florida)
Issue Date: 28-Jan-2002
Publisher: Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL
Series/Report no.: Mote Technical Report;No. 810
Abstract: The Gulf of Mexico shoreline of Venice, Sarasota County, Florida is utilized as nesting habitat by sea turtles, which are protected under the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Turtle Protection Act. To enable construction projects to occur on marine turtle nesting habitat, it is requested that data be made available pertaining to the species of marine turtles utilizing the habitat, the nest success, and any protection measures undertaken to protect the adult turtle, the nest, and the emerging hatchlings. This report is a summary of sea turtle monitoring, including nest protection measures, hatch success, and stranding incidents for Venice beaches for the year 2001, prior to construction projects in the area.
Description: 73 p. pdf. Includes table of contents, bibliographical references, appendices, tables, charts, maps and illustrations.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2075/3123
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