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Arendt MD, Schwenter JA, Witherington BE, Meylan AB, Saba VS. 2013. Historical versus Contemporary Climate Forcing on the Annual Nesting Variability of Loggerhead Sea Turtles in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. PLoS ONE 8(12): e81097. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0081097

Arendt MD, JA Schwenter, AL Segars, JI Byrd, PP Maier, JD Whitaker, DW Owens, G Blanvillain, JM Quattro, and MA Roberts. 2012. Catch rates and demographics of loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) collected from the Charleston, South Carolina, shipping channel during the period of mandatory use of turtle excluder devices (TEDs). Fishery Bulletin 110:98–109.

Arendt, M.D., A.L. Segars, J.I. Byrd, J. Boynton, J.D. Whitaker, L. Parker, D.W. Owens, G. Blanvillain, J.M. Quattro, and M.A. Roberts. 2012. Distributional patterns of adult male loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the vicinity of Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA during and after a major annual breeding aggregation. Marine Biology. 159(1):101-112.

Arendt, M.D., A.L. Segars, J.I. Byrd, J. Boynton, J.A. Schwenter, J.D. Whitaker, and L. Parker. 2012. Migration, distribution, and diving behavior of adult male loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) following dispersal from a major breeding aggregation in the Western North Atlantic. Marine Biology. 159(1):113-125.

Arendt, M.D., A.L. Segars, J.I. Byrd, J. Boynton, J.D. Whitaker, L. Parker, D.W. Owens, G. Blanvillain, J.M. Quattro, and M.A. Roberts. 2012. Seasonal distribution patterns of juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) following capture from a shipping channel in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. Marine Biology. 159(1):127-139.

Bowen, Brian, John Avise, James I. Richardson, Anne Meylan, Dimitris Margaritoulis, and Sally Hopkins-Murphy. 1993. Population structure of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. Conservation Biology 7:834-844.

Bowen, B. W., A. L. Bass, S. Chow, M. Bostrom, K. A. Bjorndal, A. B. Bolten, T. Okuyama, G. M. Bolker, S. Epperly, E. LaCasella, D. Shaver, M. Dodd, S. R. Hopkins-Murphy, J. A. Musick, M. Swingle, K. Rankin-Baransky, W. Teas, W. N. Witzell and P. H. Dutton. 2004. Natal homing in juvenile loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta). Molecular Ecology. 13:3797-3808.

Bowen, B. W., T. A. Conant and S. R. Hopkins-Murphy. 1994. Where are they now? The Kemp's ridley headstart project. Conservation Biology. 8(3).

Caine, Edsel A. 1986. Carapace epibionts of nesting loggerhead sea turtles: Atlantic coast of U.S.A. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 95: 15-26.

Caldwell, David. 1959. The loggerhead turtles of Cape Romain, South Carolina (abridged and annotated manuscript of W.P. Baldwin, Jr. and J.P. Loftin, Jr). Bulletin of the Florida State Museum. Biological Science 4:319-348.

Crowder, Larry B., Sally R. Hopkins-Murphy, and J. Andrew Royle. 1995. Effects of turtle excluder devices (TEDs) on loggerhead sea turtle strandings with implications for conservation. Copeia 4: 773-779.

Day, Rusty D., Steven J. Christopher, Paul R. Becker, and David W. Whitaker. 2005. Monitoring mercury in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta. Environmental Science and Technology 39(2):437-446.

Day, Rusty D., Al L. Segars, Michael A. Arendt, A. Michelle Lee and Margie M. Peden-Adams. 2007. Relationship of blood mercury levels to health parameters in the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta). Environmental Health Perspectives 115(10):1421-1429.

Hopkins-Murphy, Sally, D.W. Owens, and T.M. Murphy. 2003. Ecology of benthic immature loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) on foraging grounds and internesting habitat use by adult females-Atlantic.  In: Loggerhead Sea Turtles. A.B. Bolten and B. E. Witherington (Editors). Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 319 pp.

Hopkins-Murphy, S. R. and J. S. Seithel. 2005. Documenting the value of volunteer effort for sea turtle conservation in South Carolina. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. 4(4):930-934.

Keller, Jennifer M., Kurunthachalam Kannan, Sachi Taniyasu, Nobuyoshi Yamashita, Rusty D. Day, Michael D. Arendt, Al L. Segars, and John R. Kucklick. 2005. Perfluorinated compounds in the plasma of loggerhead and Kemp's ridley sea turtles from the southeastern coast of the United States. Environmental Science and Technology 39:9101-9108.

Keller, Jennifer M., Patricia D. McClellan-Green, John R. Kucklick, Deborah E. Keil, Maragie M. Peden-Adams. 2006. Effects of organochlorine contaminants on loggerhead sea turtle immunity: comparison of a correlated field study and in vitro exposure experiments. Environmental Health Perspective 114(1):70-76.

Keller, Jennifer M., Patricia D. McClellan-Green, A. Michelle Lee, Mike D. Arendt, Philip P. Maier, Al L. Segars, J. David Whitaker, Deborah E. Keil and Margie M. Peden-Adams. 2005. Mitogen-induced lymphocyte proliferation in loggerhead sea turtles: comparison of methods and effects of gender, plasma testoterone concentration, and body condition on immunity. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 103:269-281.

Mrosovsky, N., Sally R. Hopkins-Murphy, and James I. Richardson. 1984. Sex ratio of sea turtles: seasonal changes. Science 22:739-741.

Murphy, T.M., Sally R. Murphy, DuBose B. Griffin and Charlotte P. Hope. 2006. Recent occurrence, spatial distribution and temporal variability of leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in nearshore waters of South Carolina, USA. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 5(2): 216-224.

Sears, C.J., B.W. Bowen, R.W. Chapman, S.B. Galloway, S.R. Hopkins-Murphy, and C.M. Woodley. 1995. Demographic composition of the feeding population of juvenile loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) off Charleston, South Carolina: evidence from mitochondrial DNA markers. Marine Biology 123:869-874.

Stancyk, S.E., O.R. Talbert, Jr., and J.M. Dean. 1980. Nesting activity of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) in South Carolina II: Protection of nests from raccoon predation by translocation. Biological Conservation 18:289-298.

Stancyk, S.E., O.R. Talbert, Jr., and A.B. Miller. 1979. Estimation of loggerhead turtle nesting activity in South Carolina by aerial survey. American Zoologist 19: 954.

Talbert, O.R., Jr., Stephen E. Stancyck, John M. Dean, and John M. Will. 1980. Nesting activity of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) in South Carolina I: A rookery in transition. Copeia 4:709-718.

Van Dolah, R.F. and P.P Maier.1993. The distribution of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, USA. Journal of Coastal Research 9(4) 1004-1012.


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