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Title: Sea protection measures including nest and hatch success. Annual report, May 1 through October 31, 2000.
Authors: Foote, Jerris J.
Mueller, Tracey L.
Keywords: sea turtles
marine turtles
sea turtle nests
loggerhead turtle
Caretta caretta
Longboat Key (Florida)
Issue Date: 28-Dec-2000
Publisher: Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL
Series/Report no.: Mote Technical Report;No. 730
Abstract: Shoreline construction projects, including dredging, have occurred on Longboat Key, Florida. These sites on Longboat Key are habitat to nesting sea turtles. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service request 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. Mote was hired as a consultant to the Town of Longboat Key on issues relating to the protection of marine turtle nesting habitat, marine turtles, nests, and emerging hatchlings. The following report is a documentation of the stranding response, nest protection measures and nest/hatch activity for the Year 2000.
Description: 105 p. pdf. Includes table of contents, bibliographical references, appendices, tables, charts, drawings and colored image.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2075/3101
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