Impact of corrosive trace elements on sea turtle eggs during embryonic growth


Ozdilek H. G., OZDILEK Ş.

ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.19, no.1, pp.807-809, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.807-809
  • Keywords: Chelonia mydas eggshell, embryonic growth, trace metals, eggshell corrosion.
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

In the present work, the authors have tried to define harmful elements in the sand that cause unsuccessful hatchlings. These elements are most probably in the untreated domestic wastewater that is discharged by tanker trucks nearby densely nested locations.