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Table Of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface

Part I: Biology
Chapter 1. Introduction: Phylogeny and Evolutionary Biology of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 2. Phylogeny, Phylogeography, and Populations of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 3. Diving Behavior and Physiology of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 4. Anatomy of the Leatherback Turtle
Part II: Life History and Reproduction
Chapter 5. Reproductive Biology of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 6. Nesting Ecology and Reproductive Investment of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 7. Egg Development and Hatchling Output of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 8. Sex Determination and Hatchling Sex Ratios of the Leatherback Turtle
Part III: Population Status and Trends
Chapter 9. Leatherback Turtle Populations in the Atlantic Ocean
Chapter 10. Leatherback Turtle Populations in the Pacific Ocean
Chapter 11. Leatherback Turtle Populations in the Indian Ocean
Part IV: From Egg to Adulthood
Chapter 12. Leatherback Turtle Eggs and Nests, and Their Effects on Embryonic Development
Chapter 13. Leatherback Turtle Physiological Ecology: Implications for Bioenergetics and Population Dynamics
Chapter 14. Movements and Behavior of Adult and Juvenile Leatherback Turtles
Chapter 15. Relation of Marine Primary Productivity to Leatherback Turtle Biology and Behavior
Part V: The Future of the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 16. Warming Climate: A New Threat to the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 17. Impacts of Fisheries on the Leatherback Turtle
Chapter 18. Conclusion: Problems and Solutions
Index

The Leatherback Turtle
Biology and Conservation
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$70.00
Publication Date: 30 Oct 2015
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 7" x 10"
Page Count: 246 pages
Illustrations: 9 b&w photos, 70 line drawings, 16 color plates
ISBN: 9781421417080