|SREL Reprint #1803|
DIET OF JUVENILE KEMP'S RIDLEY AND LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLES FROM LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
Vincent J. Burke and Edward A. Standora
Effective management and conservation of endangered or threatened sea turtle
species require extensive knowledge of habitat use. Incorporation of' information
on sea turtle foraging habitat requirements into management plans has been
hampered, however, because of limited data on diets of sea turtles.
Consequently, the diets of Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and loggerhead
(Caretta caretta) sea turtles are poorly known in most of the habitats within
SREL Reprint #1803
Burke, V.J., E.A. Standora, and S.J. Morreale. 1993. Diet of juvenile Kemp's ridley and loggerhead sea turtles from Long Island, New York. Copeia 1993:1176-1180.