Title

Recent records of freshwater turtles from Guangdong, China

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter

Publication Date

1-2009

Volume

13

First Page

24

Last Page

27

Publisher

Chelonian Research Foundation

Abstract

The article discus the new records of freshwater turtles in Guangdong, China. Accordingly, 15 species of freshwater turtles are recorded at the subtropical province of Guangdong. It says that Guangdong is the largest consumer of turtle and with destroying of habitat has affected the wild chelonian populations. As the study cites in Guangdong is explored, it found freshwater turtle species including 28 platysternon megacephalu gray, 9 geomyda spengleri gmelin, and 4 sacalia bealei gray.

Print ISSN

15263096

E-ISSN

19434189

Publisher Statement

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Recommended Citation

Gong, S., Shi, H., Fong, J. J. & Lau, M. (2009). Recent records of freshwater turtles from Guangdong, China. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter, 13, 24-27.

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