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Sea Turtles - An Ecological Guide

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Sea Turtles - An Ecological Guide

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Sea Turtles - An Ecological Guide Product Description:

Sea turtles play a myriad of roles in the ecosystem. As predator and prey, competitors and hosts, and conduits for energy and nutrient movement, these amazing, imperiled creatures are vital to the continued ecological balance of the seas. This book explores the ecology and natural history of sea turtles in an easy-to-read, yet comprehensive format suitable for amateurs and experts alike.

Educators will find thorough, stand-alone lesson on the intricacies of marine ecology on each page. For biologists, resource managers and policy makers, this book is an invaluable reference tool. Divers will find a field guide that reaches beyond simple identification, to understanding. For conservationists and eco-tourism operators, here is an in-depth exploration of the important roles sea turtles play in ecosystems, and the ways in which we can ensure their continued survival.

Page Count 128 pages
Publisher Mutual Publishing
Printed in South Korea
Publish Date April 2004
Dimensions 8.5” x 11”
Authors David Gulko and Karen Eckert
Abouth the Authors David Gulko is the author of Hawaiian Coral Reef Ecology. He has served for the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force and the U.S. Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, and is currently a coral reef ecologist with the State of Hawai‘i Department
of Land and Natural Resources.

Dr. Karen L. Eckert has been committed to sea turtle research and international conservation policy for more than two decades. In 1994, she was inducted by the United Nations into the “Global 500 Roll of Honor got Environmental Achievement,” and is currently Executive Director of the Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST, Inc.).
Binding Softcover
ISBN 10 1566476518
ISBN 13 9781566476515

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