Title

Refocusing on Leatherbacks: Conservation Challenges and Signs of Success

Document Type

Article

Document Subtype

Editorial/Essay/Column

Publication Date

2007

Publication Source

Chelonian Conservation and Biology

Volume

6

Issue

1

Inclusive pages

1-6

ISBN/ISSN

10718443

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

The reality, however, is that we still do not have a smoking gun fully explaining the regional patterns, and it is clear that reaching that stage will require further focused examination of the population-level impacts of leatherback interactions with commercial and artisanal fisheries, as well as life table data on survival rates of all life-classes from hatchlings to adults.

Keywords

leatherback turtles, conservation

Disciplines

Medical Sciences