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Staff Publications

Publication in peer reviewed and technical journals is an important part of any research program. It provides outlets for knowledge sharing and collaboration building. Publication is something that the GSTC staff does regularly.

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Materials created by GSTC staff and AmeriCorps members

Recommended Resources

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH), The Herpetologists’ League (HL), & Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR). Guidelines for Use of Live Amphibians and Reptiles in Field Research.

Bluvias, Jessie E. and Karen L. Eckert. 2010. Marine Turtle Trauma Response Procedures: A Husbandry Manual. Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST) Technical Report No. 10. Ballwin, Missouri. 100 pp.

Eckert, K. L., Bjorndal, K. A., Abreu-Grobois, F. A. and  Donnelly, M. (Eds.) 1999. Research and Management Techniques for the Conservation of Sea Turtles. IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group Publication No. 4. Washington, DC: 235 pp.

Gilman, E. Catch Fish Not Turtles Using Longlines. Blue Ocean Institute.

National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Fisheries Science Center. 2008. Careful Release Protocols for Sea Turtle Release with Minimal Injury. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-580, 130 pp.

NOAA. 2006. Sea Turtle Handling/Release Guidelines: Quick Reference for Atlantic Shark Gillnet Gear.

Phelan, Shana M. and Karen L. Eckert. 2006. Marine Turtle Trauma Response Procedures : A Field Guide. Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST) Technical Report No. 4. Beaufort, North Carolina USA. 71 pp.

Phelan, Shana M. y Karen L. Eckert. 2006. Procedimientos para Atender Traumas en Tortugas Marinas. Red de Conservación de Tortugas Marinas del Gran Caribe (WIDECAST) Informe Técnico No. 4. Beaufort, North Carolina USA. 71 pp.

RAC/SPA: 2004: Guidelines to improve the involvement of marine rescue centres for marine turtles. RAC/SPA, Tunis, 2004.

US Geological Survey – National Wildlife Health Center – Hawaii Field Station. 2000. Sea turtle Necropsy Manual for Biologists in Remote Refuges.

Wyneken, J. 2004. La Anatomía de las Tortugas Marinas. U.S. Department of Commerce NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-470, 172 pp. [Versión en español de Wyneken, J. 2001. The Anatomy of Sea Turtles. U.S. Department of Commerce NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC, 172 pp.]

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