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PhD 🇲🇽 DC Bióloga 🙌🏽💚 Sea turtles, Conservation and Physiology. #bookoholic #coffeeadict
Sep 14, 2021 5 tweets 3 min read
1/5 #SeaTurtleTalks #TurtleTuesday Ex-situ #conservation in hatcheries is a successful strategy for the recovery of sea turtle populations; but alters biological systems important for hatchling survival. We assessed the effect of ex-situ management on the IIR in olive ridley 2/5 The innate immune response (IIR) was evaluated by spleen histology and the heterophile/lymphocyte ratio. Additionally, morphometry was performed, gonadal sex was determined and sand temperature was recorded during the incubation period.