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Marine turtle posters at WIOMSA Scientific Symposium 6 Jan 2014

WIOMSA The 8th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Scientific Symposium was held in Maputo, Mozambique, from 28 October to 2 November 2013, under the theme of “Science and Society: Building Partnerships for Action”.

As a service to readers who may not have been able to attend, we have compiled a list of interesting posters and oral presentations of relevance to the conservation of marine turtles in the Western Indian Ocean.

Authors may be contacted directly by consulting the email addresses in the downloadable PDF.


Poster / Presentation Title   Author(s)
Population structure, growth and disease prevalence in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Watamu Marine Waters, Kenya  
Amugune, I. M., Oman, R., Anyembe, D., Fulanda, B.

Factors contributing to the rapid expansion of effective local fisheries management approaches in northeast Madagascar
  Andrianamaharavo, S., Behanarina, H. R.
Assessment of drone technology for monitoring sea turtle distribution on foraging areas
  Ballorain, K., Ciccione, S., Wagner, J.
ORAL PRESENTATION – Seasonal variability of migrating corridors and foraging areas of adult green turtles revealed by satellite tracking at the regional scale 
Bourjea, J., Dalleau, M., Ciccione, S.

An interview-based assessment of the incidental capture and mortality of sea turtles in Mozambique’s Sofala Bank commercial shrimp fishery
  Brito, A.

Factors that influenced nesting beach selection in Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) in Vamizi, Mozambique, between 2003 and 2012
  Casimiro, J. C., Trindade, N.

Quantifying offshore mortality of loggerhead turtles of South Africa
  De Wet, A., Nel, R.

Marine turtle education and awareness in Mozambique

  Fernandes, R., Louro, C. M. M., Mandevane, D.
Four year study of the social, economic and biological aspects of the marine turtle fishery, Bay of Ranobe, Southwest Madagascar
  Gibbons, E., Abeare, S.

The analysis of the potential role of ecotourism for sea turtles conservation in Mozambique: a study with emphasis on Bazaruto and Vamizi islands
  Julien, V., Guissamulo, A., Macia, A.

Assessing the importance of sea turtle conservation in Zanzibar, Tanzania   Khatib, A., Jiddawi, N.
Long term management of marine turtle by local community in Itsamia, Moheli Marine Park (Comoros Union)  
M’Soili, A., Ciccione, S.

ORAL PRESENTATION – Selecting sites of importance for turtles in the Western Indian Ocean using spacially-explicit tools
  Nel, R., Harris, L., Hykle, D.

Sand temperature influence on loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) hatchlings sex ratio in the Ponto do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve, southern Mozambique
  Pereira, M. A. M., Goncalves, P. M. B., Videira, E. J. S., Louro, C. M. M., Fernandes, R. S.

Post-nesting migration of loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta), from Southern Mozambique. Summary results.

  Pereira, M. A. M., Videira, E. J. S., Fernandes, R. S., Goncalves, P. M. B.

Coral reefs of the South-western region of Madagascar: 56 local based management reserves

  Todinahahary, G. G. B., Rakotoarinivo, W., Tsiresy, G., Lavitra, T., Eeckhault, I.
Observations of Green and Hawksbill turtles on the Southwest coast of Mauritius   Webster, I.
Recognising the regional importance of the Tanzania coast for foraging green turtles (Chelonia mydas)  
West, L., Mchonvu, B., Abdallah, O., Pastory, T.
Using citizen science to monitor sea turtles

  Williams J. L., Pierce S. J., Hamann M., Fuentes M. P. B.


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