The Effects of Inter-annual Climate Variability on the Departures of Leatherback Marine Turtles from the California Current Ecosystem
Van Zerr, Vanessa E
- Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
Life Sciences | El Niño | Southern Oscillation | California Current | spatial ecology | leatherback marine turtle | leatherback turtle conservation | anthropogenic impacts | drift gillnet fishery | leatherback turtle bycatch | adaptive management | climate variability | time-area closure
The Pacific Ocean is a highly variable environment, and changes in oceanographic conditions impact the distributions of many organisms. Inter-annual climate variability, especially the El Niño/Southern Oscillation, is known to have wide-ranging impacts on organisms in t...