IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute
 

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

IMIS

Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ]basket (0): add | show Printer-friendly version

Occurrence of immature Kemp's Ridley turtles, Lepidochelys kempi, in coastal waters of northwest Florida
Rudloe, A.; Rudloe, J.; Ogren, L. (1991). Occurrence of immature Kemp's Ridley turtles, Lepidochelys kempi, in coastal waters of northwest Florida. N.E. Gulf Sci. 12(1): 49-53
In: Northeast Gulf Science. Marine Environmental Science Consortium of Alabama: Dauphin Island. ISSN 0148-9836, more

Available in  Authors 

Keywords
    Aquatic reptiles; Geographical distribution; Juveniles; Nature conservation; Tagging; Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880) [WoRMS]; Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Rudloe, A.
  • Rudloe, J.
  • Ogren, L.

Abstract
    Kemp's ridley turtle (Lepidochelys kempi) is considered the most endangered species of sea turtle. Efforts to restore its populations are hindered in part by lack of information on the species in developmental and foraging habitats where they spend most of their lives. This paper reports the results of a tagging project conducted from 1984-1988 in the coastal waters of Wakulla and Franklin counties, Florida, in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico, involving postpelagic immature Kemp's ridley turtles.

All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Authors