In North Carolina, Avissar (2006) found that crabbers relocated their crab pots shoreward into shallow-water areas and tidal marsh creeks to avoid damage to the pots from sea turtles attempting to remove the bait, and Grant (6) noted that capture rates of diamondback terrapin
decreased with distance from shore.
(Malaclemys terrapin), and others (Altherr & Freyer, 2000; Behler, 1997; Williams, 1999).
In 2006, a UAB research team began its examination of conservation and recovery strategies for the Diamondback Terrapin
Emeric apparently returned to California from a trip to the East Coast with five dozen small diamondback terrapins
Recent research has indicated that the diamondback terrapin
can represent a keystone predator in its salt marsh habitat (Silliman and Zieman, 2001; Silliman et al.
Over a decade ago Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (RSC) developed an ongoing program to help maintain the diamondback terrapin
population in Cape May County, New Jersey.
The diamondback terrapin
ranges from Cape Cod, Mass.
HATCHLING ORIENTATION: TO SEA OR NOT TO SEA?
The high quality salt marsh and tidal creeks provide habitat for wildlife such as oysters, birds, fish, manatee, diamondback terrapin
, and shellfish.
The pet apparel collection, Turtlebacks, was inspired by the Diamondback Terrapin
I'm performing an examination on one of the recently hatched diamondback terrapins
that will be on display in a new exhibit starting around February.
Indoor freshwater tanks allow a close-up look at a variety of aquatic species, from horseshoe crabs to diamondback terrapins