Global Distribution of Two Fungal Pathogens Threatening Endangered Sea Turtles

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Sarmiento-Ramírez, Jullie M. ; Abella-Pérez, Elena ; Phillott, Andrea D. ; Sim, Jolene ; van West, Pieter ; Martín, María P. ; Marco, Adolfo ; Diéguez-Uribeondo, Javier (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085853, pmc: PMC3897526
  • Subject: Research Article | Earth Sciences | Botany | Marine Biology | Ecology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Extinction Risk | Marine Conservation | Plant Science | Fungal Classification | Biology | Ecological Risk | Community Ecology | Marine Environments | Emerging Infectious Diseases | Microbiology | Medicine | Ecological Environments | Ecological Metrics | Marine Ecology | Q | Pathogenesis | R | Fungal Physiology | Fungi | Science | Mycology

Nascent fungal infections are currently considered as one of the main threats for biodiversity and ecosystem health, and have driven several animal species into critical risk of extinction. Sea turtles are one of the most endangered groups of animals and only seven spec... View more
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