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Kate Mansfield presents seminar at ACCSTR

Published: Mar 1st, 2014

Kate visited the ACCSTR on Friday, 28 February and presented a stimulating seminar titled “Tracking the sea turtle lost years.”  We had very exciting meetings with Kate discussing oceanic stage turtles.

Melania and Patricia complete their PhDs

Published: Dec 4th, 2013

Melania Lopez-Castro and Patricia Zarate successfully defended their dissertations in November and will receive their PhDs during the commencement ceremony on December 13th.  Congratulations to both for their excellence!

Alan and Karen just returned from the Azores

Published: Oct 25th, 2013

Alan and Karen just returned from two weeks in the Azores where they attended a workshop on “Sharing experience on marine turtle between Overseas European Territories” with colleagues from the… Read More

ACCSTR partners with BNT, FIRE, and STC to lead Sea Turtle Research Camp

Published: Jul 9th, 2013

ACCSTR graduate student Joe Pfaller helped lead a Sea Turtle Research Camp on the island of New Providence in The Bahamas 1-5 July.  Joe taught Bahamian students about sea turtles… Read More

TAMAR visits ACCSTR to plan research initiatives

Published: Jul 9th, 2013

Neca Marcovaldi, Gustave Lopez, and Alex Santos from Projeto TAMAR ( Brazil) participated in a 4 day mini-workshop (14-17 June) in Gainesville with ACCSTR members to plan collaborative research initiatives.… Read More

World Sea Turtle Day

Published: Jun 12th, 2013

ACCSTR graduate students Mariela Pajuelo and Melania López will participate in the celebration of World Sea Turtle Day on Saturday, June 15th at the Florida Museum of Natural History from 12… Read More

Joe Pfaller's paper published in PLOS ONE

Published: Apr 25th, 2013

Joe and colleagues published their paper “Accounting for imperfect detection is critical for inferring marine turtle nesting population trends” in PLOS ONE (2013) 8(4): e62326.  

Mike Frick and Joe Pfaller co-author book chapter

Published: Apr 25th, 2013

Mike and Joe have co-authored a chapter entitled “Sea Turtle Epibiosis” in the book The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume III.  

Joe Pfaller receives research grants from the PADI Foundation and the Department of Biology, UF

Published: Apr 25th, 2013

Joe has received two more grants in support of his research on the global genetic relationships of rafting crabs, which are often found riding on sea turtles. The PADI Foundation… Read More

ACCSTR received a grant from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program

Published: Apr 9th, 2013

The ACCSTR received a grant (March 2012) for $25,000 from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program, which is funded by the sales of the sea turtle specialty license plate.  The… Read More