Endangered species: where leatherback turtles meet fisheries.
Ferraroli , S.
Georges , J.-Y.
Gaspar , P.
Le Maho , Y.
- Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
MESH : Biodiversity | [ SDV.BID.EVO ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biodiversity/Populations and Evolution [q-bio.PE] | Biodiversity | MESH : Atlantic Ocean | Pacific Ocean | MESH : Animals | Turtles/physiology | MESH : Animal Migration | Water Movements | Population Dynamics | Swimming | Conservation of Natural Resources/methods | MESH : Conservation of Natural Resources | Animal Migration | MESH : Pacific Ocean | Atlantic Ocean | Fisheries | Animals | MESH : Water Movements | MESH : Fisheries | MESH : Population Dynamics | MESH : Swimming | MESH : Turtles
International audience; The dramatic worldwide decline in populations of the leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is largely due to the high mortality associated with their interaction with fisheries, so a reduction of this overlap is critical to their survival. Th...