Research & Repor  s

 

Field guides and guidelines

 

Marine Turtle Watching Community Guidelines11th October 2016, Department of Tourism and Culture. Northern Territory Government.

 

Marine wildlife of WA's north-west; Identification guide, March 2018, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Western Aurstalian Government.

Marine turtles of the Kimberley Coast, October 2018, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. Western Australian Government.

Queensland Marine Turtle Field Guide, 2016, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service. Nest to Ocean Turtle Protection Progaram. Australian and Queensland Governments.

Plans and Stategies

 

Recovery Plan for  Marine Turtles in Australia, 2017, Department of the Environment and Energy. Commonwealth of Australia.

Queensland Marine Turtle Conservation Stategy, May 2018, Conservation & Biodiversity Operations Branch Department of Environment and Science. Queensland Government.

Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, July 2018, Department of the Environment and Energy. Commonwealth of Australia.

Reports

 

Quail Island Group;The Defence Force is cleaning up the Quail Island Group of unexploded bombs from its 30 years as a military training ground. 2011. Laetitia Lemke. Guinea, ABC News

Munitions Solutions; Quail Island Air Weapons Range Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Hazard Reduction Project Newsletters. G-tek Pty Ltd. 

 

Blood Chemistry of Nesting Flatback Turtles (Natator depressus): Baseline Results Prior to Offshore Oil and Gas Development. Authors: Michael L. Guinea, Nirmala W. Nath, Dean J. Wright & Andrew M. Raith

The Distribution and Status of Marine Turtle Nesting in the Northern Territory. Authors: Ray Chatto & Bryan Baker (2008)

Diet and Feeding Biology of Adult Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) and Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Sea Turtles in Fog Bay, Northern Territory, Australia. Authors: Shaun P. Conway & Michael L. Guinea

Lunar Phase and Tidal Influence on Peak Timing of Nesting Flatback Sea Turtles (Natator depressus), Northern Territory, Australia. Author: Sarah Drescher (2018)

Behavioral Responses of Sea Turtles, Saltwater Crocodiles, and Crested Terns to Drone Disturbance. Authors: Elizabeth Bevan, Scott Whiting, Tony Tucker, Mick Guinea, Andrew Raith &Ryan Douglas 

A Biological Review of Australian Marine Turtles. 1. Logger Turtle Caretta caretta (Linnaeus).

Author: Colin J. Limpus (2008)

A Biological Review of Australian Marine Turtles. 2. Green Turtle Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus). 

Author: Colin J. Limpus (2008)

A Biological Review of Australian Marine Turtles. 3. Hawksbill Turtle Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus).

Author: Colin J. Limpus (2009)

A Biological Review of Australian Marine Turtles. 4. Olive Ridley Turtles Lepidochelys olivaea (Eschscholtz).

Author: Colin J. Limpus (2008)

A Biological Review of Australian Marine Turtles. 5. Flatback Turtle Natator depressus (Garman).

Author: Colin J. Limpus (2007)

A Biological Review of Australian Marine Turtles. 6. Leatherback Turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli)

Author: Colin J. Limpus (2009)

Tonic Immobility: An Ethical, Easy and Safe Means of Sea Turtle Restraint. Author: Michael L. Guinea.

Scientific Journals

A Comparison of Hatchling Locomotor Performance and Scute Pattern Variation between Two Rookeries of the Flatback Turtle (Natator depressus). Authors: Elizabeth L. Sim, David T. Booth, Colin J. Limpus, and Michael L. Guinea (2014)

The Impact of Extended Preovipositional Arrest on Embryonic Development and Hatchling Fitness in the Flatback Sea Turtle. Authors: Chloe C. Rings, Anthony R. Rafferty, Michael L. Guinea & Richard D. Reina (2014) 

Measuring behavioral responses of sea turtles, saltwater crocodiles, and crested terns to drone disturbance to define ethical operating thresholds. Authors: Elizabeth Bevan, Scott Whiting, Tony Tucker, Michael Guinea, Andrew Raith & Ryan Douglas (2018)

Brochures

Sea Turtles of the Northern Territory. AusTurtle Inc. 2006.

Posters

Charles Darwin University Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

Conference and Workshop Proceedings

Marine Turtle Conservation and Management in Northern Australia. Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Northern Territory University Darwin, 3–4 June 1997.

Proceedings of the Third Australian Marine Turtle Symposium held at Territory Wildlife Park, Berry Springs. Darwin 22 - 24 August 2016.

Maps

Cox Peninsula and Bynoe Harbour - Use and Access Map. Northern Land Council. March 2018.

2072 Grose Island. Reproduced by Australian Army Topo Svy Coy AIF March 1944.

Kenbi Open Area Declaration Map. Northern Land Council. September 2016.

Photo Credit: Peter Jackson

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