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The following publications relevant to the study and conservation of marine turtles in the Mediterranean region are provided here for reference. Please note, however, that the contents and views expressed in the documents below are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the MTSG.

For a comprehensive overview of the distribution, threats and conservation priorities for marine turtles throughout the Mediterranean, please see the MTSG report entitled, Sea turtles in the Mediterranean: Distribution, threats and conservation priorities (2010) in our publications section.

STUDIES, REPORTS, OTHER

  • Gerosa, G. and P. Casale. 1999. Interaction of marine turtles with fisheries in the Mediterranean. UNEP/MAP, RAC/SPA: Tunis, Tunisia. 59pp. Click here to access the PDF.
  • Gerosa, G. and M. Aureggi. 2001. Sea turtle handling guidebook for fishermen. RAC/SPA, UNEP. Click here to access the PDF.
  • RAC/SPA. 2004. Guidelines to improve the involvement of marine rescue centres for marine turtles. RAC/SPA: Tunis, Tunisia. Click here to access the PDF.
  • Casale, P. 2008. Incidental catch of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea: Captures, mortality, priorities. WWF Italy: Rome. Click here to access the PDF.

ACTION PLANS

  • UNEP MAP RAC/SPA. 2007. Action Plan for the Conservation of Mediterranean Marine Turtles. RAC/SPA: Tunis, Tunisia. 40pp. Click here to access the PDF.
  • WWF. 2005. WWF’s Species Action Plan for the conservation of marine turtles in the Mediterranean Sea. Worldwide Fund for Nature. Click here to access the PDF.
  • RAC/SPA, UNEP/MAP. 2001. Action plan for the conservation of Mediterranean marine turtles. RAC/SPA: Tunis, Tunisia. 51pp.

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