The green turtle Chelonia mydas immediately after hatching at the beach, reaches the ocean and begins an oceanic period coupled with pelagic habitat and epipelagic feeding (Heppel et al., 2002), which may last 3-5 years in the Greater Caribbean (Reich et al., 2007).
Genetic diversity and natal origins of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in the western Gulf of Mexico.
Demographic composition of immature green turtles (Chelonia mydas) from the east central Florida coast: evidence from mtDNA markers.
Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) foraging and nesting aggregations in the Caribbean and Atlantic: impact of currents and behavior on dispersal.
Origin of green turtles, Chelonia mydas, at "Sleeping Rocks" off the northeast coast of Nicaragua.
Nutrition and grazing behaviour of the green turtle Chelonia mydas. Mar.
Survival probability estimates for immature green turtles Chelonia mydas in the Bahamas.
Evaluating trends in abundance of immature green turtles, Chelonia mydas, in the Greater Caribbean.
Each color on the four-sided lantern represents an aspect, so my sister-in-law Myda
Prieto and I wrote our wishes of good health, abundant wealth, endless love and happiness on our own lanterns.