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Alan Bruce Bolten

Assistant Scientist
Ph.D. University of Florida, 1986

313 Carr Hall
352.392.5194

abolten@ufl.edu 
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Research Interests

Biology of sea turtles with emphasis on the early pelagic stage, migratory patterns, and demography.

Representative Publications

Bolker, B., T. Okuyama, K. Bjorndal, and A. Bolten. 2003. Sea turtle stock estimation using genetic markers: accounting for sampling error of rare genotypes. Ecological Applications 13:763-775.

Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, T. Dellinger, C. Delgado, and H.R. Martins. 2003. Compensatory growth in oceanic loggerhead sea turtles: response to a stochastic environment. Ecology 84:1237-1249.

Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, and H.R. Martins. 2003. Estimates of survival probabilities for oceanic-stage loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the North Atlantic. Fishery Bulletin 101:732-736.

Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, and M.Y. Chaloupka. 2003. Survival probability estimates for immature green turtles, Chelonia mydas, in the Bahamas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 252:273-281.

Bolten, A.B. and B.E. Witherington (editors). 2003. Loggerhead sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 319 pages.

Bolten, A.B. and K.A. Bjorndal. 2003. Green turtles in the Bahamas: a shared resource. Pages 225-226 in G.C. Ray and J. McCormick-Ray. Coastal-Marine Conservation: Science and Policy. Blackwell Scientific, London.