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Author Ruckdeschel, Carol.

Title Sea turtles of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States / Carol Ruckdeschel and C. Robert Shoop with Meg Hoyle, photo editor
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 136 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps
Series A Wormsloe Foundation nature book
Wormsloe Foundation nature book.
Contents Species covered: Loggerhead -- Leatherback -- Kemp's ridley -- Green sea turtle -- Hawksbill -- Olive ridley -- Learn about: where they nest, how they look and what they eat at each stage of life, what threatens their existence (predators, commercial fishing, diseases, pollution) -- Identification keys -- Detailed drawings of distinctive features
Summary Describes the physical characteristics, natural environment, behavior, and conservation of sea turtles that can be found along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. Includes photographs, illustrations, and distribution maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 131) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sea turtles -- Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Sea turtles -- Gulf Coast (U.S.)
Form Electronic book
Author Shoop, C. R.
LC no. 2005032817
ISBN 082034446X (electronic bk.)
9780820344461 (electronic bk.)