Sea turtles Bibliography

Hornell, J. (1935). Report on the fisheries of Palestine. London, S.W.I.

Sella, I. (1981). Sea Turtles in the Eastern Mediterranean and Northern Red Sea. In K. A. Bjorndal (Ed.), Biology and conservation of sea turtles (pp. 417–423). Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C. In cooperation with World Wildlife Fund , Inc. Washington, D.C. 1981. Retrieved from

Meir, D., & Kuller, Z. (1993). Sea Turtle Program. Jerusalem, Israel.

Kuller, Z. (1999). Current status and conservation of marine turtles on the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Marine Turtle Newsletter, 86, 3–5. Retrieved from

Levy, Y. (2005). Selected aspects in the biology and ecology of populations of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) and of the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) along the Israeli Mediterranean coastline. Tel Aviv University.

Golani, D., & Levy, Y. (2005). New Records and Rare Occurrences of Fish Species for the Mediterranean coast of Israel.pdf. Zoology in the Middle East, 36, 27–32. Retrieved from Abstracts/PDF36 Abstracts/027-032 GolaniLevy.pdf

Carreras, C., Pascual, M., Cardona, L., Aguilar,  a., Margaritoulis, D., Rees,  a., … Khalil, M. (2006). The genetic structure of the loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean as revealed by nuclear and mitochondrial DNA and its conservation implications. Conservation Genetics, 8(4), 761–775.

Güçlü, Ö., Ulger, C., Türkozan, O., Gemel, R., Reimann, M., Levy, Y., … Aymak, C. (2009). First Assessment of Mitochondrial DNA Diversity in the Endangered Nile Softshell Turtle, Trionyx triunguis, in the Mediterranean. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 8(2), 222–226.

Cardona, L., Campos, P., Levy, Y., Demetropoulos,  a., & Margaritoulis, D. (2010). Asynchrony between dietary and nutritional shifts during the ontogeny of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in the Mediterranean. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 393(1–2), 83–89.

Casale, P., Margaritoulis, D. (Eds), & Levy, Y. (2010). Sea turtles in the Mediterranean: Distribution, threats and conservation priorities. (P. Casale & D. Margaritoulis, Eds.), Sea turtles in the Mediterranean. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist. Retrieved from,+threats+and+conservation+priorities&ots=VEPU8amUHj&sig=EKgno2iFYY2U

Tikochinski, Y., Bendelac, R., Barash, A., Daya, A., Levy, Y., & Friedmann, A. (2012). Mitochondrial DNA STR analysis as a tool for studying the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) populations: The Mediterranean Sea case study. Marine Genomics, 6.

Aizenberg, I., R. King, Y.Grundland,  and Y. L. (2013). Blast injury and Sea Turtles. In Proc Int Conf Dis Zoo Wild Anim.

Hayashi, R., Chan, B. K. K., Simon-Blecher, N., Watanabe, H., Guy-Haim, T., Yonezawa, T., … Achituv, Y. (2013). Phylogenetic position and evolutionary history of the turtle and whale barnacles (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha: Coronuloidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 67(1), 9–14.

Mazor, T., Levin, N., Possingham, H. P., Levy, Y., Rocchini, D., Richardson, A. J., & Kark, S. (2013). Can satellite-based night lights be used for conservation? The case of nesting sea turtles in the Mediterranean. Biological Conservation, 159.

Clusa, M., Carreras, C., Pascual, M., Demetropoulos, A., Margaritoulis, D., Marco, A., … Cardona, L. (2013). Mitochondrial DNA reveals Pleistocenic colonisation of the Mediterranean by loggerhead turtles ( Caretta caretta). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 439, 15–24. Retrieved from

Clusa, M., Carreras, C., Pascual, M., Gaughran, S. J., Piovano, S., Giacoma, C., … Cardona, L. (2014). Fine-scale distribution of juvenile Atlantic and Mediterranean loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biology, 161(3), 509–519.

Cardona, L., Clusa, M., Eder, E., Demetropoulos, A., Margaritoulis, D., Rees, A., … Aguilar, A. (2014). Distribution patterns and foraging ground productivity determine clutch size in Mediterranean loggerhead turtles. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 497, 229–241.

Levy, Y., Perry, N., Tchernov, D. A. N., & Rilov, G. I. L. (2014). Use of an Intensive Care Tank for Treatment of Sea Turtles. Herpetological Review, 45(4), 632–635. Retrieved from

Levy, Y., Frid, O., Weinberger, A., Sade, R., Adam, Y., Kandanyan, U., … Gil, R. (2015). A small fishery with a high impact on sea turtle populations in the eastern Mediterranean. Zoology in the Middle East, 1–18.

Stokes, K. L. K., Broderick, A. C. A., Canbolat, A. F., Candan, O., Fuller, W. J., Glen, F., … Godley, B. J. (2015). Migratory corridors and foraging hotspots: critical habitats identified for Mediterranean green turtles. Diversity and Distributions, 21(6), n/a-n/a.

Clusa, M., Carreras, C., & M. Pascual, S. J.Gaughran, S. Piovano, C. Giacoma, G. Fernández, Y. Levy, J. Tomás, J. Antonio Raga, F. Maffucci, S. Hochscheid, A. Aguilar, L. C. (2015). Surface circulation patterns drive the genetic structuring of juvenile loggerhead turtle populations in the Mediterranean sea. In Book of abstracts of the 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and ConservationAt: Dalaman, Turkey. Retrieved from

Levy, Y., Keren, T., Leader, N., Weil, G., Tchernov, D., & Gil, R. (2017). Spatiotemporal hotspots of habitat use by loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and green (Chelonia mydas) sea turtles in the Levant basin as tools for conservation. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Clusa, M., Carreras, C., Cardona, L., Demetropoulos, A., Margaritoulis, D., Rees, A. F., … Pascual, M. (2018). Philopatry in loggerhead turtles Caretta caretta: Beyond the gender paradigm. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 588.