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Discovery of Sound in the Sea

  • Bartol, S.M., Musick, J.A. and Lenhardt, M.L. 1999, "Auditory Evoked Potentials of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)" Copeia, 1999(3): 836-840. 
  • Cook, S.L, and Forrest, T.G. 2005, "Sounds Produced by Nesting Leatherback Sea Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea)" Herpetological Review, 36(4): 387–390. 
  • Ketten, D.R. and Bartol, S.M. 2005, "Functional Measures of Sea Turtle Hearing." Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: ONR Award No: N00014-02-1-0510. 
  • Lenhardt, M., Moein, S., and Musick, J. 1996, "A Method for Determining Hearing Thresholds in Marine Turtles." Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Workshop on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-387. 
  • Luschi, P., Åkesson, S., Broderick, A.C., Glen, F., Godley, B.J., Papi, F., Hays, G.C. 2001, "Testing the Navigational Abilities of Ocean Migrants: Displacement Experiments on the Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas)" Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 50: 528-534. 
  • Lutz, P.L. and Musick, J.A. 1997, "The Biology of Sea Turtles." CRC Press, Inc: Boca Raton. 
  • National Research Council. 1990, "Decline of the Sea Turtles; Causes and Prevention." The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. 
  • O’Hara, J. and Wilcox, J.R. 1990, "Avoidance Responses of Loggerhead Turtles, Caretta caretta, to Low Frequency Sound." Copeia, 1990(2): 564-567. 
  • Ridgeway, S.H., Wever, E.G., McCormick, J.G., Palin, J. and Anderson J.H. 1969, "Hearing in the Giant Sea Turtle, Chelonia mydas" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 64: 884-890. 
  • Samuel, Y., Morreale, S.J., Clark, C.W., Greene, C.H. and Richmond, M.E. 2005, "Underwater, Low-frequency Noise in a Coastal Sea Turtle Habitat." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 117(3): 1465-1472. 
Additional Resources

  • University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), "Orientation and Navigation of Sea Turtles." (Link)
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Computerized Scanning and Imaging Facility, "Sample Images and Movies." (Link)
  • Office of Naval Research, "Science and Technology Focus: Green Sea Turtle." (Link)
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, North Florida Field Office, "Sea Turtle Information." (Link)