2014 Conferences

34rd International Sea Turtle Symposium
10-17, April 2014. New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Street

A common street scene in New Orleans.

 

Conference Abstracts

Duran, N., and Dunbar, S.G. Influence of time of release to avoid the tidal backward movement in the offshore migration of the hatchlings at Punta Raton, Honduras. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 10-17 April, 2014. New Orleans, LA. See PDF here

Duran, N., and Dunbar, S.G. Comparison of semi-natural with hatchery nests at Punta Raton, Honduras. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 10-17 April, 2014. New Orleans, LA. See PDF here

Wingers, N. and Dunbar, S.G. Preliminary results of mitochondrial DNA sampling from Hawksbill turtles in a foraging ground off Roatan, Honduras. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 10-17 April, 2014. New Orleans, LA. See PDF here

Damazo, L. E. and Dunbar, S.G. First account and description of a Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) nesting beach in Carribean Honduras. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 10-17 April, 2014. New Orleans, LA. See PDF here

Damazo, L. E. and Dunbar, S.G. Incubation temperature effects from metabolic heat and thermal inertia in Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) nests on Utila, Honduras. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 10-17 April, 2014. New Orleans, LA. See PDF here

Sung, K., Cole, L., and Dunbar, S.G. Effect of Beach Pollution on Eretmochelys imbricata hatchlings initial offshore migration time. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 10-17 April, 2014. New Orleans, LA. See PDF here

 

 
   
Liesl Cole Kyungie Sung Noel Wingers Lindey Damazo Steve Dunbar   ProTECTOR poster at 34 ISTS
Liesl Cole, Kyungje Sung, Noel Wingers, Lindsey Damazo and Steve Dunbar represented ProTECTOR this year at the 34th ISTS.   One of the five ProTECTOR posters was presented by Liesl Cole and Kyungje Sung with their work on pollution impacts on nesting beaches.
     
Lindsey Damazo   Noel Wingers
Lindsey Damazo displays her poster of Hawksbill nesting beach characterization in Utila, Honduras.   Results of recent genetic analyses on foraging Hawksbills in Roatan, Honduras were presented in this poster by Noel Wingers.
     
Steve Dunbar Poster 34 ISTS   Steve Dunbar with Students
Steve Dunbar presented a poster by Noemi Duran demonstrating tidal influence on hatchling movements after release from nesting beach hatcheries.   Steve Dunbar having lunch with his students.
     
Jean Beasley and Steve Dunbar   Jesse Senko
Jean Beasley and Steve Dunbar share the same mission to save sea turtles.   Jesse Senko telling one of his great field research stories demonstrating hilarious ingenuity.