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Noemi Duran: Postdoctoral student
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Click here to open her Dissertation (pdf)

Publications:

Duran, N., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Differences in diurnal and nocturnal swimming patterns of olive ridley hatchlings in the Gulf of Fonseca. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. XX(2015): xx - xx. PDF here

Duran, N., Dunbar, S.G., Escobar III, R.A., Standish, T.G. 2015. High frequency of multiple paternity in a solitary population of olive ridley sea turtles in Honduras. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 463(2015): 63-71. PDF here

Published Abstracts:

Duran, N., Dunbar, S.G. 2015. Why so many fathers for such a small olive ridley population in Honduras? 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.19-24 April, 2015. Dalaman, Mugla, Turkey. Link to Abstract

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. Poster 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. Poster PDF here.

Duran, N. and Dunbar, S.G. Do hatchling swimming patterns matter when it comes to predation? 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD

Duran, N., and Dunbar, S.G. Influence of tidal currents on offshore migration and survival of sea turtle hatchlings released from the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 2-8 February, 2013. Baltimore, MD. Poster PDF here.

Duran, N. and Dunbar, S.G. Preliminary Results on Postnesting Fine Scale Movements of Olive Ridley Sea Turtles in the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras. 32nd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 13-16 March, 2012. Huatulco, Mexico

 

Noemi is a PhD student who is working with the Protective Turtle Ecology Center for Training, Outreach and Research (ProTECTOR) on sea turtle research in Honduras.

 

Winner of the 2012 Sigma Xi-Faculty of Graduate Studies (LLU) Grant.

Winner of the 2011 Boyd Lyon Research Scholarship. FInd out more here.

Lidia & Noemi   Boyd Lyon 3
Noemi, Steve, and Lidia enjoying dinner at a local restaurant in San Diego during the 31st International Sea Turtle Symposium.   Noemi discusses her research project with Dr. Peter Pritchard while Dean Lyon, Melaine Lopez-Castro (far L), and Haruka Ito (far R) look on.
     
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Boyod Lyon Group
Dean Lyon introduces Noeim to Mark Spalding, President of the Ocean Foundation.  
Boyd Lyon Group: (L -R) Bobi Watson, Melania Lopez-Castro (2009 BLS winner), Patricia Zarate (2010 BLS winner), Dean Bagley (Award Committee member), Dean Lyon, Peter Pritchard, Noemi Duran (2011 BLS winner), Mark Spalding (President, the Ocean Foundation), and Steve Dunbar.
     
     

 

 

 

Photo: S.G. Dunbar