Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Nesting and Habitat Threats at Samandag Beach, Turkey


Yalcin-Oezdilek S. , YERLİ S. V.

CHELONIAN CONSERVATION AND BIOLOGY, cilt.5, ss.302-305, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Dergi Adı: CHELONIAN CONSERVATION AND BIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.302-305

Özet

We update the status and conditions of Chelonia mydas nesting on Samandag Beach, Turkey, for 2001 and 2002, and compare our data to previous monitoring efforts. We recorded 20 nests in 2001 on 1 section of the beach and 118 nests in 2002 on the entire beach. Data on these nests and resultant hatchings are presented, including an assessment of habitat threats to the nesting beach.
We update the status and conditions of Chelonia mydas nesting on Samandağ Beach, Turkey, for 2001 and 2002, and compare our data to previous monitoring efforts. We recorded 20 nests in 2001 on 1 section of the beach and 118 nests in 2002 on the entire beach. Data on these nests and resultant hatchings are presented, including an assessment of habitat threats to the nesting beach.