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- Revuelta, Ohiana; León, Yolanda M.; Broderick, Annette C.; Feliz, Pablo; Godley, Brendan J.; Balbuena, Juan A.; Mason, Andrea; Poulton, Kate; Savoré, Stefania; Raga, Juan A.; Tomás, Jesús
- Oryx 2015 v.49 no.4 pp. 677-686
- Hyparrhenia rufa, etc ; Dermochelys coriacea; beaches; eggs; embryonic mortality; hatching; males; national parks; nesting; nesting sites; sea turtles; sex ratio; Dominican Republic; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... The beaches of Jaragua National Park in the Dominican Republic are the country's last known major nesting site for the leatherback marine turtle Dermochelys coriacea. This nesting aggregation is threatened by widespread illegal egg take, and clutch relocation and artificial incubation have been carried out as protection measures since 1974. We assess the efficacy of such efforts and investigate ho ...