Scientific Publications

2016

Bjorndal, K. A., M. Y. Chaloupka, V. S. Saba, C. E. Diez, R. P. van Dam, B. H. Krueger, J. A. Horrocks, A. J. B. Santos, C. Bellini, M. A. Marcovaldi, M. Nava, S. Willis, B. J. Godley, S. Gore, L. A. Hawkes, A. McGowan, M. J. Witt, T. B. Stringell, A. Sanghera, P. Richardson, A. C. Broderick, Q. Phillips, M. C. Calosso, J. A. B. Claydon, J. Blumenthal, F. Moncada, G. Nodarse, Y. Medina, S. G. Dunbar, L. D. Wood, C. J. Lagueux, C. L. Campbell, A. B. Meylan, V. R. Burns Perez, R. A. Coleman, S. Strindberg, V. Guzman-H, R. H. Boulon Jr., S. Connett, M. E. Outerbridge, and A. B. Bolten. 2016. Somatic growth dynamics of West Atlantic hawksbill sea turtles: a spatio-temporal perspective. Ecosphere 7:1–14.

Fuentes, M. M. P. B., C. Gredzens, B. L. Bateman, R. Boettcher, S. A. Ceriani, M. H. Godfrey, D. Helmers, D. K. Ingram, R. L. Kamrowski, M. Pate, R. L. Pressey, and V. C. Radeloff. 2016. Conservation hotspots for marine turtle nesting in the United States based on coastal development. Ecological Applications. Access PublicationExternal Website

Hargrove, S., T. Work, S. Brunson, A. M. Foley, and G. Balazs. 2016. Proceedings of the 2015 International Summit on Fibropapillomatosis: Global Status, Trends, and Population Impacts. NOAA Tech. Memo.

Hu, C., R. Hardy, E. Ruder, A. Geggel, L. Feng, S. Powers, F. Hernandez, G. Graettinger, J. Bodnar, and T. McDonald. 2016. Sargassum coverage in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico during 2010 from Landsat and airborne observations: Implications for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact assessment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 107:15–21. Elsevier Ltd. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2015

Allen, C. D., M. N. Robbins, T. Eguchi, D. W. Owens, A. B. Meylan, P. A. Meylan, N. M. Kellar, J. A. Schwenter, H. H. Nollens, R. A. LeRoux, P. H. Dutton, and J. A. Seminoff. 2015. First Assessment of the Sex Ratio for an East Pacific Green Sea Turtle Foraging Aggregation: Validation and Application of a Testosterone ELISA. Plos One 10:e0138861. Access PublicationExternal Website

Brost, B., B. E. Witherington, A. Meylan, E. Leone, L. Ehrhart, and D. Bagley. 2015. Sea turtle hatchling production from Florida (USA) beaches, 2002-2012, with recommendations for analyzing hatching success. Endangered Species Research 27:53–68. Access PublicationExternal Website

Ceriani, S. A., and A. Meylan. 2015. Caretta caretta (North West Atlantic subpopulation), Loggerhead Turtle. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015 8235:e.T84131194A84131608. Access PublicationExternal Website

Ceriani, S. A., J. D. Roth, A. D. Tucker, D. R. Evans, D. S. Addison, C. R. Sasso, L. M. Ehrhart, and J. F. Weishampel. 2015. Carry-over effects and foraging ground dynamics of a major loggerhead breeding aggregation. Marine Biology 162:1955–1968. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Access PublicationExternal Website

Hu, C., L. Feng, R. F. Hardy, and E. J. Hochberg. 2015. Spectral and spatial requirements of remote measurements of pelagic Sargassum macroalgae. Remote Sensing of Environment 167:229–246. Elsevier Inc. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2014

Adimey, N. M., C. A. Hudak, J. R. Powell, K. Bassos-Hull, A. Foley, N. A. Farmer, L. White, and K. Minch. 2014. Fishery gear interactions from stranded bottlenose dolphins, Florida manatees and sea turtles in Florida, U.S.A. Marine Pollution Bulletin. Elsevier Ltd.

Ceriani, S. A., J. D. Roth, L. M. Ehrhart, P. F. Quintana-Ascencio, and J. F. Weishampel. 2014. Developing a common currency for stable isotope analyses of nesting marine turtles. Marine Biology 161:2257–2268. Access PublicationExternal Website

Ceriani, S. A., J. D. Roth, C. R. Sasso, C. M. McClellan, M. C. James, H. L. Haas, R. J. Smolowitz, D. R. Evans, D. S. Addison, D. A. Bagley, L. M. Ehrhart, and J. F. Weishampel. 2014. Modeling and mapping isotopic patterns in the Northwest Atlantic derived from loggerhead sea turtles. ecosphere 5:1–24.

Foley, A. M., B. A. Schroeder, R. Hardy, S. L. MacPherson, and M. Nicholas. 2014. Long-term behavior at foraging sites of adult female loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) from three Florida rookeries. Marine Biology 161:1251–1262.  Accessed 26 Mar 2014. Access PublicationExternal Website

Hardy, R. F. 2014. Assessments of Surface-Pelagic Drift Communities and Behavior of Early Juvenile Sea Turtles in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. University of South Florida. Access PublicationExternal Website

Hardy, R. F., A. D. Tucker, A. M. Foley, B. A. Schroeder, R. J. Giove, and A. B. Meylan. 2014. Spatiotemporal occurrence of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) on the West Florida Shelf and apparent overlap with a commercial fishery. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 71:1924–1933.

Hirama, S. 2014. Lepidochelys kempii (Kemp’s ridley sea turtle) Atlantic Nesting. Herpetological Review 45:316–318.

Hirama, S., L. M. Ehrhart, L. D. Rea, and R. A. Kiltie. 2014. Relating fibropapilloma tumor severity to blood parameters in green turtles Chelonia mydas. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 111:61–68.

Meylan, A., A. Arenas, J. C. Zurita, E. Harrison, J. Gray, and P. Meylan. 2014. Turtles Tagged in Developmental Habitat in Bermuda Nest in Mexico and Costa Rica. Marine Turtle Newsletter 77710:15–17. Access PublicationExternal Website

Roberts, K., J. Collins, C. H. Paxton, and R. Hardy. 2014. Weather patterns associated with green turtle hypothermic stunning events in St. Joseph Bay and Mosquito Lagoon, Florida. Physical Geography 35:134–150. Taylor & Francis.
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Stacy, B. A., C. J. Innis, P.-Y. Daoust, J. Wyneken, M. Miller, H. Harris, M. C. James, E. F. Christiansen, and A. Foley. 2014. Solitary Large Intestinal Diverticulitis in Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea). Veterinary pathology. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2013

Arendt, M. D., J. a. Schwenter, B. E. Witherington, A. B. Meylan, and V. S. Saba. 2013. Historical versus Contemporary Climate Forcing on the Annual Nesting Variability of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. R. Reina, editor. PLoS ONE 8:e81097. Access PublicationExternal Website

Bjorndal, K. A., B. A. Schroeder, A. M. Foley, B. E. Witherington, M. Bresette, D. Clark, R. M. Herren, M. D. Arendt, J. R. Schmid, A. B. Meylan, P. A. Meylan, J. A. Provancha, K. M. Hart, M. M. Lamont, R. R. Carthy, and A. B. Bolten. 2013. Temporal, spatial, and body size effects on growth rates of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwest Atlantic. Marine Biology 160:2711–2721.

Foley, A. M., B. A. Schroeder, R. Hardy, S. L. MacPherson, M. Nicholas, and M. S. Coyne. 2013. Postnesting migratory behavior of loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta from three Florida rookeries. Endangered Species Research 21:129–142.
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Foley, A. M., B. A. Schroeder, R. Hardy, S. L. MacPherson, M. Nicholas, and M. S. Coyne. 2013. Postnesting migratory behavior of loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta from three Florida rookeries. Endangered Species Research 21:129–142.
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Meylan, A. B., P. A. Meylan, and C. O. Espinosa. 2013. Sea turtles of Bocas del Toro Province and the Comarca Ngobe-Bugle, Republic of Panama. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 12:17–33.

Nero, R. W., M. Cook, A. T. Coleman, M. Solangi, and R. Hardy. 2013. Using an ocean model to predict likely drift tracks of sea turtle carcasses in the north central Gulf of Mexico. Endangered Species Research 21:191–203. Access PublicationExternal Website

Shamblin, B. M., B. E. Berry, D. M. Lennon, A. B. Meylan, P. A. Meylan, M. E. Outerbridge, and C. J. Nairn. 2013. Tetranucleotide microsatellite loci from the critically endangered hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Conservation Genetics Resources 5:23–26.

Stacy, B. A., A. Foley, M. M. Garner, and N. Mettee. 2013. Yolk embolism associated with trauma in vitellogenic sea turtles in Florida (USA): a review of 11 cases. Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians 44:1043–8. Access PublicationExternal Website

Wood, L. D., R. Hardy, P. A. Meylan, and A. B. Meylan. 2013. CHARACTERIZATION OF A HAWKSBILL TURTLE (ERETMOCHELYS IMBRICATA) FORAGING AGGREGATION IN A HIGH-LATITUDE REEF COMMUNITY IN SOUTHEASTERN FLORIDA, USA. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8:258–275.

 

2012

Ceriani, S. A., J. D. Roth, D. R. Evans, J. F. Weishampel, and L. M. Ehrhart. 2012. Inferring foraging areas of nesting loggerhead turtles using satellite telemetry and stable isotopes. PloS one 7:e45335. Access PublicationExternal Website

Witherington, B. E., S. Hirama, and R. F. Hardy. 2012. Young sea turtles of the pelagic Sargassum-dominated drift community: habitat use, population density, and threats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 463:1–22. Access PublicationExternal Website

Young, M., M. Salmon, and R. Forward. 2012. Visual wavelength discrimination by the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta. Biological Bulletin 222:46–55. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2011

Meylan, P. A., A. B. Meylan, and J. A. Gray. 2011. The Ecology and Migrations of Sea Turtles 8. Tests of the Developmental Habitat Hypothesis. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 357:1–70.

Shamblin, B. M., M. G. Dodd, D. A. Bagley, L. M. Ehrhart, A. D. Tucker, C. Johnson, R. R. Carthy, R. A. Scarpino, E. McMichael, D. S. Addison, K. L. Williams, M. G. Frick, S. Ouellette, A. B. Meylan, M. H. Godfrey, S. R. Murphy, and C. J. Nairn. 2011. Genetic structure of the southeastern United States loggerhead turtle nesting aggregation: evidence of additional structure within the peninsular Florida recovery unit. Marine Biology 158:571–587. Access PublicationExternal Website

Stewart, K., M. Sims, A. Meylan, B. Witherington, B. Brost, and L. B. Crowder. 2011. Leatherback nests increasing significantly in Florida, USA; Trends assessed over 30 years using multilevel modeling. Ecological Applications 21:263–273.

Witherington, B. E., S. Hirama, and A. Mosier. 2011. Sea turtle responses to barriers on their nesting beach. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 401:1–6.

Witherington, B. E., S. Hirama, and A. Mosier. 2011. Barriers to Sea Turtle Nesting on Florida (United States) Beaches: Linear Extent and Changes Following Storms. Journal of Coastal Research 27:450–458. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2010

Bresette, M. J., B. E. Witherington, R. M. Herren, D. A. Bagley, J. C. Gorham, S. L. Traxler, C. K. Crady, and R. Hardy. 2010. Size-class partitioning and herding in a foraging group of green turtles Chelonia mydas. Endangered Species Research 9:105–116. Access PublicationExternal Website

Hu, C., J. Cannizzaro, K. L. Carder, F. E. Muller-Karger, and R. Hardy. 2010. Remote detection of Trichodesmium blooms in optically complex coastal waters: Examples with MODIS full-spectral data. Remote Sensing of Environment 114:2048–2058. Elsevier Inc. Access PublicationExternal Website

Ordonez Espinosa, C., A. B. Meylan, P. A. Meylan, I. Peterson, C. E. Diez, and R. P. van Dam. 2010. Hawksbill Tagged as a Juvenile in Puerto Rico Found Nesting in Panama 15 Years Later. Marine Turtle Newsletter 127. Access PublicationExternal Website

Stacy, B. A., A. M. Foley, E. Greiner, L. H. Herbst, A. Bolten, P. Klein, C. A. Manire, and E. R. Jacobson. 2010. Spirorchiidiasis in stranded loggerhead Caretta caretta and green turtles Chelonia mydas in Florida (USA): Host pathology and significance. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 89:237–259.

 

2009

Blumenthal, J. M., F. A. Abreu-Grobois, T. J. Austin, A. C. Broderick, M. W. Bruford, M. S. Coyne, G. Ebanks-Petrie, A. Formia, P. A. Meylan, A. B. Meylan, and B. J. Godley. 2009. Turtle groups or turtle soup: dispersal patterns of hawksbill turtles in the Caribbean. Molecular ecology 18:4841–4853. Access PublicationExternal Website

Witherington, B., P. Kubilis, B. Brost, and A. Meylan. 2009. Decreasing annual nest counts in a globally important loggerhead sea turtle population. Ecological Applications 19:30–54.

Blanvillain, G., L. D. Wood, A. B. Meylan, and P. A. Meylan. 2008. SEX RATIO PREDICTION OF JUVENILE HAWKSBILL SEA TURTLES (ERETMOCHELYS IMBRICATA) FROM SOUTH FLORIDA, USA. HERPETOLOGICAL CONSERVATION AND BIOLOGY 3:21–27.

 

2008

Ceriani, S. A., and J. Wyneken. 2008. Comparative morphology and sex identification of the reproductive system in formalin-preserved sea turtle specimens. Zoology 111:179–187.

Eaton, C., E. Mcmichael, B. E. Witherington, A. Foley, R. Hardy, and A. Meylan. 2008. In-water sea turtle research in Florida: review and recommendations. US Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-OPR-38.

Stacy, B. A., M. Santoro, J. A. Morales, L. M. Huzella, V. F. Kalasinsky, A. Foley, N. Mettee, and E. R. Jacobson. 2008. Renal oxalosis in free-ranging green turtles Chelonia mydas. Diseases Of Aquatic Organisms 80:45–49.

Stacy, B. A., J. F. X. Wellehan, A. M. Foley, S. S. Coberley, L. H. Herbst, C. A. Manire, M. M. Garner, M. D. Brookins, A. L. Childress, and E. R. Jacobson. 2008. Two herpesviruses associated with disease in wild Atlantic loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). Veterinary Microbiology 126:63–73.

 

2007

Foley, A. M., K. E. Singel, P. H. Dutton, T. M. Summers, A. E. Redlow, and J. Lessman. 2007. Characteristics of a green turtle (Chelonia mydas) assemblage in northwestern Florida determined during a hypothermic stunning event. Gulf of Mexico Science 25:131–143.

Hirama, S., and L. M. Ehrhart. 2007. Description, prevalence and severity of green turtle papillomatosis in three developmental habitats on the east coast of Florida. Florida Scientist 70:435–448.

Meylan, A., and S. Whiting. 2007. The Hawksbill’s Distinctive Diet. State of the World’s Sea Turtles (SWOT) Report III:15. Access PublicationAdobe PDF

Mortimer, J. A., M. Donnelly, A. B. Meylan, and P. A. Meylan. 2007. Critically endangered hawksbill turtles: Molecular genetics and the broad view of recovery. Molecular Ecology 16:3516–3517.

Ordoñez, C., S. Troëng, A. B. Meylan, P. A. Meylan, A. Ruiz, M. Mckay, P. A. Meylan, and A. Ruiz. 2007. Chiriqui Beach, Panama, the Most Important Leatherback Nesting Beach in Central America. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6:122–126.
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2006

Foley, A. M., S. A. Peck, and G. R. Harman. 2006. Effects of Sand Characteristics and Inundation on the Hatching Success of Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Clutches on Low-Relief Mangrove Islands in Southwest Florida. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 5:32.

Jacobson, E. R., B. L. Homer, B. A. Stacy, E. C. Greiner, N. J. Szabo, C. L. Chrisman, F. Origgi, S. Coberley, A. M. Foley, J. H. Landsberg, L. Flewelling, R. Y. Ewing, R. Moretti, S. Schaf, C. Rose, D. R. Mader, G. R. Harman, C. A. Manire, N. S. Mettee, A. P. Mizisin, and G. D. Shelton. 2006. Neurological disease in wild loggerhead sea turtles Caretta caretta. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 70:139–154.

Meylan, A., and A. Redlow. 2006. Eretmochelys imbricata - hawksbill turtle. Chelonian Research Monographs 3:105–127.

Moncada, F., F. A. Abreu-Grobois, A. Muhlia-Melo, C. Bell, S. Troeng, K. A. Bjorndal, A. B. Bolten, A. B. Meylan, J. Zurita, G. Espinosa, G. Nodarse, R. Marquez-Millan, A. Foley, and L. Ehrhart. 2006. Movement Patterns of Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Cuba and Adjacent Caribbean Waters Inferred from Flipper Tag Recaptures. Journal of Herpetology 40:22–34.

 

2005

Foley, A. M., B. A. Schroeder, A. E. Redlow, K. J. Fick-Child, and W. G. Teas. 2005. Fibropapillomatosis in stranded green turtles (Chelonia mydas) from the eastern United States (1980-98): trends and associations with environmental factors. Journal of wildlife diseases 41:29–41. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2004

Gicking, J. C., A. M. Foley, K. E. Harr, R. E. Raskin, and E. Jacobson. 2004. Plasma protein electrophoresis of the atlantic loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery 14:13–17.

 

2003

Bresette, M. J., A. M. Foley, D. A. Singewald, K. E. Singel, R. M. Herren, and A. E. Redlow. 2003. The First Report of Oral Tumors Associated with Fibropapillomatosis in Florida, USA. Marine Turtle Newsletter 101:21–23. Access PublicationExternal Website

Foley, A. M., P. H. Dutton, K. E. Singel, A. E. Redlow, and W. G. Teas. 2003. The First Records of Olive Ridleys in Florida , USA. 2001–2003.

Geis, A., T. Wibbels, B. Phillips, Z. Hillis-Starr, A. Meylan, P. Meylan, C. Diez, and R. Van Dam. 2003. Predicted Sex Ratio of Juvenile Hawksbill Seaturtles Inhabiting Buck Island Reef National Monument, U.S. Virgin Islands. Journal of Herpetology 37:400–404. Access PublicationExternal Website

Meylan, A., A. Redlow, A. Mosier, K. Moody, A. Foley, and B. Brost. 2003. Sea turtles in Tampa Bay, FL. Pages 18-1-13 in J. R. Pribble, A. J. Janicki, and H. Greening, editors. Baywide Environmental Monitoring Report 1998-2001. Volume 6–2. Technical Publication, Tampa Bay Estuary Program, Tampa Bay, Florida.

Meylan, P., A. Meylan, and J. Gray. 2003. The Bermuda turtle project’s international course on the biology and conservation of sea turtles. Marine Turtle Newsletter 14–15.

Schroeder, B. A., A. M. Foley, and D. A. Bagley. 2003. Nesting patterns, reproductive migrations, and adult foraging areas of loggerhead turtles. Loggerhead sea turtles.  

2002

Engstrom, T. N., P. A. Meylan, and A. B. Meylan. 2002. Origin of juvenile loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in a tropical developmental habitat in Caribbean Panama. Animal Conservation 5:125–133. University of South Florida Libraries.
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Engstrom, T. N., P. A. Meylan, and A. B. Meylan. 2002. Origin of juvenile loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in a tropical developmental habitat in Caribbean Panamá. Animal Conservation 5:125–133. Access PublicationExternal Website

 

2001

Coberley, S. S., L. H. Herbst, L. M. Ehrhart, D. A. Bagley, S. Hirama, E. R. Jacobson, and P. A. Klein. 2001. Survey of Florida green turtles for exposure to a disease-associated herpesvirus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 47:159–167.

 

2000

Foley, A. M., S. A. Peck, G. R. Harman, and L. W. Richardson. 2000. Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) nesting habitat on low-relief mangrove islands in Southwest Florida and consequences to hatchling sex ratios. Herpetologica 56:433–445.

Meylan, A. B., and D. Ehrenfeld. 2000. Conservation of marine turtles. Pages 96–125 in M. K. Klemens, editor. Turtle Conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

Thorbjarnarson, J., C. Lagueux, D. Bolze, M. Klemens, and A. Meylan. 2000. Human use of turtles. Pages 33–84 in M. K. Klemens, editor. Turtle Conservation. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

 

Pre-2000

Meylan, A., and P. Meylan. 1999. Introduction to the Evolution, Life History and Biology of Sea Turtles. Pages 3–5 in K. L. Eckert, K. A. Bjorndal, G. Abreu, and M. Donnelly, editors. Research and Management Techniques for the Conservation of Sea Turtles. IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group Publication No.4, Washington D.C.

Meylan, A. B., and M. Donnelly. 1999. Status Justification for Listing the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) as Critically Endangered on the 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 3:200–224.

Meylan, A. B., A. Redlow, A. Mosier, K. Moody, and A. Foley. 1999. Occurrence and Distribution of Sea Turtles in Tampa Bay, Florida. Pages 13-1-15 in J. R. Pribble, A. J. Janicki, and H. Greening, editors. Baywide Environmental Monitoring Report 1993-1998 Tampa Bay, Florida. Technical Publication, Tampa Bay Estuary Program, Tampa Bay, Florida.

Meylan, A. B. 1999. Status of the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the Caribbean region. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 3:177–184.

Meylan, A. B. 1999. International Movements of Immature and Adult Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the Caribbean Region. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 3:189–194. 

Meylan, A. 1998. Hawksbill turtles still endangered. Nature 391:117.
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Valverde, R., J. Provancha, M. Coyne, A. Meylan, D. Owens, and D. MacKenzie. 1996. Stress in sea turtles. Pages 326–329 in. Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-387, Springfield, Virginia.

Meylan, A., B. Schroeder, and A. Mosier. 1995. Sea turtle nesting activity in the State of Florida, 1979-1992. Florida Marine Research Publications 1–51.

Bowen, B. W., N. Kamezaki, C. J. Limpus, G. R. Hughes, A. B. Meylan, and J. C. Avise. 1994. Global Phylogeography of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta) as Indicated by Mitochondrial DNA Haplotypes. Evolution 48:1820–1828. Access PublicationExternal Website

Bowen, B., J. C. Avise, J. I. Richardson, A. B. Meylan, D. Margaritoulis, and S. R. Hopkins-Murphy. 1993. Population Structure of Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Conservation Biology 7:834–844. Access PublicationExternal Website

Bowen, B., J. C. Avise, J. I. Richardson, A. B. Meylan, D. Margaritoulis, and S. R. Hopkins-Murphy. 1993. Population Structure of Loggerhead Turtles ( Caretta caretta ) in the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Conservation Biology 7:834–844. Access PublicationExternal Website

Avise, J. C., B. W. Bowen, T. Lamb, A. B. Meylan, and E. Bermingham. 1992. Mitochondrial DNA evolution at a turtle’s pace: evidence for low genetic variability and reduced microevolutionary rate in the Testudines. Molecular biology and evolution 9:457–473.

Bowen, B. W., A. B. Meylan, J. P. Ross, C. J. Limpus, H. George, and J. C. Avise. 1992. Global Population Structure and Natural History of the Green Turtle ( Chelonia mydas ) in Terms of Matriarchal Phylogeny. Evolution 46:865–881.

Meylan, A. 1992. Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Pages 95–99 in P. E. Moler, editor. Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida: Vol. III. Reptiles and Amaphibians. 2nd edition. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Meylan, A., P. Meylan, and A. Guevara. 1992. Las tortugas marinas en la Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama. Pages 49–53 in S. Heckadon Moreno, editor. Agenda Ecologica Y Social para Bocas del Toro. Impresora Continental, Panama City, Panama.

Morreale, S. J., A. B. Meylan, S. S. Sadove, and E. A. Standora. 1992. Annual Occurrence and Winter Mortality of Marine Turtles in New York Waters. Journal of Herpetology 26:301–308.

Bowen, B. W., A. B. Meylan, and J. C. Avise. 1991. Evolutionary distinctiveness of the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle. Nature 352:709–711.

Meylan, A. 1990. Nutritional characteristics of sponges in the diet of the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Pages 472–477 in K. Ruetzler, editor. New Perspectives in Sponge Biology. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C.

Meylan, A., P. Castaneda, C. Coogan, T. Lozon, and J. Fletemeyer. 1990. Lepidochelys kempi (Kemp’s ridley sea turtle). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 21:19.

Meylan, A. B., B. W. Bowen, and J. C. Avise. 1990. A Genetic Test of the Natal Homing Versus Social Facilitation Models for Green Turtle Migration. Science (New York, N.Y.) 248:724–727. Access PublicationExternal Website

Bowen, B. W., A. B. Meylan, and J. C. Avise. 1989. An Odyssey of the Green Sea Turtle: Ascension Island Revisited An odyssey of the green sea turtle: Ascension Island revisited (mitochondrial DNA/intraspecific phylogeny/gene flow/genetic distance). Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 86:573–576. Access PublicationExternal Website

Meylan, A. B. 1989. Status report of the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Pages 101–115 in L. Ogren, F. Berry, K. Bjorndal, H. Kumpf, R. Mast, G. Medina, H. Reichart, and R. Witham, editors. Proceedings of the Second Western Atlantic Turtle Symposium. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-SEFC-226.

Meylan, A. 1988. Spongivory in Hawksbill Turtles: A Diet of Glass. Science 239:393–395. Access PublicationExternal Website

Meylan, A., and S. Sadove. 1986. Cold stunning in Long Island Sound, New York. Marine Turtle Newsletter 7–8.

Bjorndal, K. A., A. Carr, A. B. Meylan, and J. A. Mortimer. 1985. Reproductive biology of the Hawksbill Eretmochelys imbricata at Tortuguero, Costa Rica, with notes on the ecology of the species in the caribbean. Biological Conservation 34:353–368.
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Meylan, A. 1985. The Role of Sponge Collagens in the Diet of the Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Pages 191–196 in A. Bairati and R. Garrone, editors. Biology of Invertebrate and Lower Vertebrate Collagens. Plenum Publishing Corporation, Springer US, New York. Access PublicationExternal Website

Meylan, A., P. Meylan, and A. Ruiz. 1985. Nesting of Dermochelys coriacea in Caribbean Panama. Journal of Herpetology 19:293–297. Access PublicationExternal Website

Carr, A., and A. Meylan. 1984. Dermochelys coriacea (Leatherback sea turtle). Migration. Herpetological Review 15:113.

Meylan, A. 1984. (Feeding ecology of the hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricata): Spongivory as a feeding niche in the coral reef community. University of Florida.

Meylan, A. 1984. Biological synopsis of the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Pages 112–117 in P. Bacon, F. Berry, K. Bjorndal, H. Hirth, L. Ogren, and M. Weber, editors. Proceedings of the Western Atlantic Turtle Symposium. Volume 1. RSMAS Printing, Miami, FL.

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