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Research Article

Behaviour and Physiology: The Thermal Strategy of Leatherback Turtles

  • Brian L. Bostrom mail,

    bbostrom@interchange.ubc.ca

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • T. Todd Jones,

    Affiliations: Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawaii at Manoa, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Kewalo Research Facility, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

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  • Mervin Hastings,

    Affiliation: Conservation and Fisheries Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Government of the British Virgin Islands, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

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  • David R. Jones

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Published: November 10, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013925
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Brian L. Bostrom, T. Todd Jones, David R. Jones
Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
T. Todd Jones
Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawaii at Manoa, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Kewalo Research Facility, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Mervin Hastings
Conservation and Fisheries Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Government of the British Virgin Islands, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Corresponding Author

Email: bbostrom@interchange.ubc.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BLB TTJ DRJ. Performed the experiments: BLB TTJ MH. Analyzed the data: BLB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DRJ. Wrote the paper: BLB.