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Marine Turtle Research

An important part of the Center's research mission is to provide the scientific foundation for conservation and management actions to recover depleted populations of sea turtles. More...


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Recent Staff Publications

  • January 6, 2014
    Post-release mortality estimates of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) caught in pelagic longline fisheries based on satellite data and hooking location
    Swimmer Y, Campora CE, McNaughton L, Musyl M, Parga M
    [2013] Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2396
  • November 6, 2013
    Calculating the ecological impacts of animal-borne instruments on aquatic organisms
    Jones TT, Van Houtan KS, Bostrom BL, Ostafichuk P, Mikkelsen J, Tezcan E, Carey M, Imlach B, Seminoff JA
    [2013] Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(12): 1178-1186. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12109
  • September 26, 2013
    A model of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) habitat and movement in the oceanic North Pacific
    Abecassis M, Senina I, Lehodey P, Gaspar P, Parker D, Balazs G, Polovina J
    [2013] PLoS ONE 8(9): e73274. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073274
  • September 11, 2013
    Tumors in sea turtles: the insidious menace of fibropapillomatosis
    Work TM, Balazs GH
    [2013] The Wildlife Professional, Fall 2013: 44-47
  • August 23, 2013
    Estimation of incidental interactions with sea turtles and seabirds in the 2012 Hawaii longline deep-set fishery
    McCracken M
    [2013] Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, PIFSC Internal Report, IR-13-014, 6 p
  • August 7, 2013
    Developing ultraviolet illumination of gillnets as a method to reduce sea turtle bycatch
    Wang J, Barkan J, Fisler S, Godinez-Reyes C, Swimmer Y
    [2013] Biology Letters 9(5): 20130383. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2013.0383