Dietary shift in green turtles

Bell, Ian, and Ariel, Ellen (2011) Dietary shift in green turtles. Seagrass-Watch News, 44. pp. 2-5.

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[Extract] Cyclones and the associated heavy rainfall are a natural part of the tropical climate, however I the cumulative effects of 200 years of poor land management, combined with rural and urban development have possibly contributed to increased sediment loads, nutrients and pesticides being carried out to sea by rivers and streams. These impacts have covered seagrass meadows with sediments, reduced available light for growth, and in the case of coastal areas in the path of cyclones, physically removed the seagrasses.

Item ID: 20082
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
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ISSN: 1441-4236
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2012 07:03
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 50%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060801 Animal Behaviour @ 25%
07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0702 Animal Production > 070204 Animal Nutrition @ 25%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures @ 100%
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