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Research Article

To Eat or Not to Eat? Debris Selectivity by Marine Turtles

  • Qamar Schuyler mail,

    q.schuyler@uq.edu.au

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, Moreton Bay Research Station, University of Queensland, Dunwich, Queensland, Australia

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  • Britta Denise Hardesty,

    Affiliation: Ecosystem Sciences, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Atherton, Queensland, Australia

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  • Chris Wilcox,

    Affiliation: Marine and Atmospheric Research, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Kathy Townsend

    Affiliation: School of Biological Sciences, Moreton Bay Research Station, University of Queensland, Dunwich, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: July 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040884

About the Authors

Qamar Schuyler, Kathy Townsend
School of Biological Sciences, Moreton Bay Research Station, University of Queensland, Dunwich, Queensland, Australia
Britta Denise Hardesty
Ecosystem Sciences, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
Chris Wilcox
Marine and Atmospheric Research, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: q.schuyler@uq.edu.au

Competing Interests

This research was partially sponsored by the commercial company Brother, Australia. The authors have no agreements regarding employment, consultancy, patents, products in development or marketed products. This sponsorship does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QS KT. Performed the experiments: QS KT. Analyzed the data: QS CW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KT. Wrote the paper: QS. Major reviews and revisions of article: BDH KT.