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Keywords: Dermochelys coriacea
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (9): 1737–1744.
Published: 1 May 2017
...John Davenport ABSTRACT Leatherback turtles ( Dermochelys coriacea ) are capital breeders that accumulate blubber (33 kJ g −1 wet mass) by hyperphagia on a gelatinous diet at high latitudes; they breed in the tropics. A jellyfish diet is energy poor (0.1–0.2 kJ g −1 wet mass) so leatherbacks must...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (13): 2331–2337.
Published: 1 July 2014
... of Biologists Ltd 2014 Endothermy Dermochelys coriacea Jellyfish Diving Reptile Specific dynamic action Leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli 1761), forage on gelatinous zooplankton in temperate waters of the North Atlantic Ocean during the summer and autumn ( James et al...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (23): 3961–3971.
Published: 1 December 2010
...James Casey; Jeanne Garner; Steve Garner; Amanda Southwood Williard SUMMARY It is generally assumed that leatherback turtles ( Dermochelys coriacea ), like other species of sea turtle, do not feed while offshore from nesting beaches, and rely instead on fat reserves to fuel reproductive activities...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (13): 1853–1860.
Published: 1 July 2002
...Richard D. Reina; T. Todd Jones; James R. Spotila SUMMARY We measured the salt and water balance of hatchling leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea , during their first few days of life to investigate how they maintain homeostasis under the osmoregulatory challenge of a highly desiccating...
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J Exp Biol (1999) 202 (9): 1115–1125.
Published: 1 May 1999
...Amanda L. Southwood; Russel D. Andrews; Molly E. Lutcavage; Frank V. Paladino; Nigel H. West; Robert H. George; David R. Jones ABSTRACT Heart rates and diving behavior of leatherback sea turtles ( Dermochelys coriacea ) were monitored at sea during the internesting interval. Instruments...