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Browsing Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences by Subject "turtle trade"
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Demographic structure and genetic diversity of Mauremys leprosa in its northern range reveal new populations and a mixed origin (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde, 2015)Freshwater turtle species are still poorly understood, and many species are in decline due to unsustainable trade as well as human alteration and degradation of freshwater ecosystems. Mauremys leprosa is a freshwater ...
Parasite host-switching from the invasive American red-eared slider, Trachemys scripta elegans, to the native Mediterranean pond turtle, Mauremys leprosa, in natural environments (Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC), 2015)The red-eared slider turtle, Trachemys scripta elegans, is among the most over-exploited animals and is still exported annually from the USA all over the world. Once introduced into its new environment, feral populations ...