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Título: Plastic ingestion by a Leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea from the Azores (NE Atlantic)
Autor: Barreiros, João P.
Barcelos, João
Palavras-chave: Marine Turtles
Plastic Pollution
Azores
Data: Nov-2001
Editora: Elsevier
Citação: BARREIROS, J. P., BARCELOS, J. (2001). "Plastic ingestion by a Leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea from the Azores (NE Atlantic)". «Marine Pollution Bulletin», 42(11): 1196-1197. ISSN 0025-326X.
Resumo: Plastic debris occur in considerable quantities throughout the worlds oceans (Dufault and Whitehead, 1994). These items may impact many marine species such as sea turtles, birds and mammals (Wilber, 1987; Laist, 1997). Ingestion of plastic debris is known from at least 27 species of cetaceans (Laist, 1997, Baird and Hooker, in press), seabirds (Spear et al., 1995) and sea-turtles (Bjorndal et al., 1994). Here we report on a case of plastic ingestion by an adult female of the leatherback sea-turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, that was accidentally caught off the southern coast of Terceira island (Azores). […]
Descrição: Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Science Ltd.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/1563
ISSN: 0025-326X
Aparece nas colecções:DCA - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais / Articles in International Journals

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