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Sea Turtles A Complete Guide to Their Biology, Behavior, and Conservation

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ISBN-10: 0801880076

ISBN-13: 9780801880070

Edition: 2004

Authors: James R. Spotila

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Description:

A richly illustrated study of the natural history and life cycle of the seven species of sea turtles offers a vivid description of each species' diets and mating habits, the environmental dangers that threaten their survival, and current conservation efforts being made on their behalf.
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/12/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 9.33" wide x 11.26" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 3.410
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: The Seven Swimmers
Life Cycles: From Sand to Sea
Biology: Under the Shell
History: The Ancient Lineage
Conservation: An Uncertain Future
Green Turtles: The Grass Eaters
Hawksbills: The Sponge Eaters
Olive Ridleys: A Phenomenon of Nature
Kemp's Ridleys: The Rarest of All
Loggerheads: A Crushing Jaw
Flatbacks: Australia's Turtle
Leatherbacks: The Giant Mariner
Conclusion: Dreaming of Eden
Sources and Suggested Reading
Index