Carol Ruckdeschel and Bob Shoop have produced a compelling guide to sea turtles along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, providing an ideal source of information for amateur naturalists, whether visitors or residents.--Whit Gibbons, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory;"Sea Turtles of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts" is a superb account of the natural history of America's endangeredCarol Ruckdeschel and Bob Shoop have produced a compelling guide to sea turtles along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, providing an ideal source of information for amateur naturalists, whether visitors or residents.--Whit Gibbons, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory;"Sea Turtles of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts" is a superb account of the natural history of America's endangered sea turtles. Ruckdeschel and Shoop provide clear and highly readable accounts of these charismatic reptiles; the authors' obvious love for nature is evident in every word.--C. Kenneth Dodd, Jr., University of Florida;"Sea Turtles of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States," by Carol Ruckdeschel and Bob Shoop, will be a new and much valued addition to both my field kit library and office book shelve. It is both extremely thorough and very clearly written and will be useful to folks at all levels of sea turtle involvement or interest. This book is very readable and yet provides a complete course on sea turtle biology and conservation. Bob's very notable background in the academic world as a researcher and university professor and Carol's as an unmatched field biologist and resident barrier island naturalist are well blended in this work. Their vast knowledge and love of sea turtles and our environment comes across very clearly from its pages. Thanks so very much to Bob, in memorial, and Carol, still out on the beach.--John Crawford, University of Georgia Marine Extension Service;[A]ccessible, fully illustrated guidebook.--"Sandlapper";Despite the large body of technical literature devoted to sea turtles, there are surprisingly few concise summaries of sea turtle natural history for the general public. Ruckdeschel and Shoop's work provides us with something that has been sorely missing, a well-written comprehensive guide to the biology of sea turtles in the southeastern United States. Particularly interesting are the species accounts that summarize the most recent scientific information on the complex and fascinating life histories of sea turtles. This book is highly recommended as a reference for students, educators, naturalists and anyone interested in sea turtles.--Mark G. Dodd, Georgia Sea Turtle Program Coordinator, Georgia Department of Natural Resources;[A] superb new guide to sea turtle biology and conservation . . . Well-written and meticulously-researched . . . clear, highly-readable . . . thorough and timely . . . This book is sure to become a treasured reference.--"Athens Magazine";An accessible, fully illustrated guide to the species that frequent the Atlantic and Coasts of the United States . . . With this guide in hand, readers will be better equipped to understand sea turtle biology and support sea turtle conservation efforts.--"McCormick Messenger";This book is an excellent introduction for the general public to some of the seas' most beautiful animals. . . . Ruckdeschel and Shoop did an excellent job compiling an easy-to-understand guide to sea turtles for the general public.--"Iguana"...
|Title||:||Sea Turtles of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States|
|Number of Pages||:||151 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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