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terrapin

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Because one goal was to examine the interactions of diamondback terrapin with DCPs, we limited our surveys to nearshore waters with depths [less than or equal to]4 m, where diamondback terrapins and DCPs were most likely to co-occur.
Diamondback terrapins and Reeve's turtles had scute Hg levels exceeding kidney Hg.
Wibbels said that the early research efforts showed a population on the brink, a view confirmed in the 2004 Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resource's book Alabama Wildlife, in which the Diamondback terrapin was listed as a highest conservation concern.
Fish Commission "made three plants of Atlantic marine species in our waters," introducing 120 diamondback terrapins into the San Francisco Bay "brought from without the State.
The implementation of an effective strategy for facilitating the recovery of the diamondback terrapin requires the evaluation of specific conservation measures in the region of interest (Butler and Heinrich, 2007).
Red blood cell parasites seem to be nonexistent in the diamondback terrapin as evidenced by the 189 negative blood samples and a search of the literature.
Subsequently, Seigel and Gibbons (1995) and Mann (1995) recommended the use of TED's in blue crab traps because of diamondback terrapin mortality.
Orientation behavior of another turtle, the diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin pileata), has not been as thoroughly examined.
Covington and others will lead clinics to be announced during the days leading up to big race and a portion of registration fees will benefit For Masonboro, a nonprofit citizens' advocacy group that serves to protect Masonboro Island, an estuarine reserve and native habitat for diamondback terrapins and nesting loggerhead sea turtles, among other species.
Male and female diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) in eastern North America gather in shallow water during breeding season.
Please note on the donation this is for Diamondback Terrapins preservation.
The parade of slow-moving diamondback terrapins began about 6:45 a.