Caretta caretta


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Noun1.Caretta caretta - very large carnivorous sea turtleCaretta caretta - very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
Caretta, genus Caretta - loggerhead turtles
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The values of [alpha]- and [gamma]-globulins obtained in the present work were similar to those reported in a study with marine turtles (Caretta caretta) (Gicking et al., 2004): [alpha]-globulin levels were significantly lower in the winter.
El presente estudio es el primero realizado con tortugas marinas del Caribe colombiano que cuenta con la descripcion completa de la morfologia cromosomica para la especie Caretta caretta. Estos resultados estan en desacuerdo con el cariotipo descrito por Kamesaki (1989) para la misma especie, que no le permitieron discernir con claridad la morfologia del complemento mediante mediciones, al emplear la tecnica directa de inoculacion in vivo del inhibidor mitotico y sacrificio de los especimenes, que usualmente produce metafases muy condensadas si no se tiene adecuadamente estandarizado el protocolo (Ortiz et al.
Objectives: In the present study we investigate mercury toxicity in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) by examining trends between blood mercury concentrations and various health parameters.
Florida's Atlantic and Gulf coasts provide vital nesting habitat for the threatened loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), while Florida's Atlantic coast provides vital nesting habitat for endangered green (Chelonia mydas) and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) sea turtles.
Influence of the rehabilitation of injured loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) on their blood levels of environmental organic pollutants and elements.
The video highlights the detrimental effects the privatization of the beach will have on the lives of loggerhead turtles, also known as caretta caretta, who use the beach as their main breeding grounds.
Abstract--Trawling was conducted in the Charleston, South Carolina, shipping channel between May and August during 2004-07 to evaluate loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) catch rates and demographic distributions.
Un grupo de enfermedades debidas a la infeccion por Vibrio alginolyticus, Aeromonas hydrophila y Flavobacterium spp., conocidas como Estomatitis Ulcerativa-Rinitis Obstructiva-Bronconeumonia, fue la causa de altas tasas de mortalidad, proximas al 70%, en ejemplares juveniles de Caretta caretta y Chelonia mydas mantenidas en cautividad (Glazebrook et al.1993).
The sites in question host rare or endangered species and habitats such as the sea turtle Caretta caretta and Posidonia beds (underwater fields of Posidonia, an aquatic plant) and are proposed as Natura 2000 sites under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) concerning the conservation of natural habitats and wild flora and fauna.
The North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island received $49,800 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to use satellite telemetry to track rehabilitated cold-stunned juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta), in order to assess post-release survival and behavior.