Publications

  • Adopt A Terrapin! — How you can help by adopting a terrapin.
  • Terrapins and Traps — Commercial crab traps threaten the diamondback terrapin population.
  • Terrapins and Tires — Roadkills represent signicant losses to the terrapin population.
  • Baker, Patrick. 2011. Diamondback Terrapins at the Wetlands Institute. Year of the Turtle News 12:14–15. Download PDF file.*
  • Gaffney, E., P. Meylan, R. Wood, E. Simons, and D.de Almeida Campos. 2011. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: the family Podocnemididae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History: 350: 237 pp., 98 figures, 4 tables.  Download PDF file.*
  • Herlands, R., Roger C. Wood, Jennifer Pritchard, Heather Clapp, and Norman Le Furge. 2004. Diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) head-starting project in southern New Jersey. In C. Swarth, W. M. Roosenburg, and E. Kiviat (eds.), Conservation and Ecology of Turtles of the Mid-Atlantic Region: A Symposium, pp. 13–21. Biblomania, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.  Download PDF file.*
  • Wood, Roger C. 1997. The impact of commercial crab traps on northern diamondback terrapins, Malaclemys terrapin terrapin. In J. Van Abbema (ed.), Proceedings: Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles—An International Conference, pp. 21–27. 1993 State University of New York, Purchase. New York Turtle and Tortoise Society, New York.  Download PDF file.*
  • Wood, Roger C. and Rosalind Herlands. 1997. Turtles and Tires: The impact of roadkills on northern diamondback terrapins, Malaclemys terrapin terrapin, populations on the Cape May Penunsula, southern New Jersey. In J. Van Abbema (ed.), Proceedings: Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles—An International Conference, pp. 46–53. 1993 State University of New York, Purchase. New York Turtle and Tortoise Society, New York.  Download PDF file.*


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