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Arendt, M.D., A.L. Segars, J.I. Byrd, J.D. Whitaker, G. Blanvillain and D.M. Owens. 2007. Examination of local movement and migratory behavior of sea turtles during spring and summer along the Atlantic coast off the southeastern United States. Annual Report to the Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries. Grant Number NA03NMF4720281, 44p + App.

Arendt, M.D., A.L. Segars, J.I. Byrd, J.D. Whitaker, G. Blanvillain and D.M. Owens. 2008. Examination of local movement and migratory behavior of sea turtles during spring and summer along the Atlantic coast off the southeastern United States. Annual Report to the Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries. Grant Number NA03NMF4720281, 34p + App.

Arendt, M., J. Byrd, A. Segars, P. Maier, J. Schwenter, D. Burgess, J. Boynton and J. Whitaker. 2009. Examination of local movement and migratory behavior of sea turtles during spring and summer along the Atlantic coast off the southeastern United States. Annual Report to the Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries. Grant Number NA03NMF4720281, 164p + App.

Arendt, M., J. Schwenter, J. Byrd, J. Whitaker, L. Liguori, L. Parker and D. Owens. 2010. Relative abundance, distribution, and health of sea turtles in near-shore coastal waters of the southeastern United States. Annual Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA Fisheries. Grant Number NA08NMF4720502, 35p + App.

Baldwin, W.P. 1938. Sea turtle nests on Bull Island, SC. USDA Bureau of Biological Survey. 18 pp.

Baldwin, W.P. and Lofton, J.M. 1940. The Loggerheads of Cape Romain. The Village Museum. McClellanville, SC. 34 pp.

Griffin, DuBose B. and Sally R. Murphy. 2007. South Carolina Endangered Species Program - Five Year Report: 2002 - 2007. Final Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service. Grant Number NA17FL2809. 21pp.

Hopkins, Sally R. 1981. Loggerhead turtle projects in South Carolina. SCDNR Annual Report. 58 pp.

Hopkins, Sally R. 1982. Loggerhead turtle projects in South Carolina. SCDNR Annual Report. 52 pp.

Hopkins, Sally R. 1983. Loggerhead turtle projects in South Carolina. SCDNR Annual Report. 70 pp.

Hopkins-Murphy, Sally R. 1992. Status and trends of the loggerhead turtle population in South Carolina. Final Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service. 39 pp.

Hopkins-Murphy, Sally R., Charlotte P. Hope, and Margaret E. Hoyle. 1999. A history of research and management of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) on the South Carolina coast. Final report to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. 72 pp.

Hopkins, Sally R. and Thomas M. Murphy. 1981. Abiotic and biotic factors affecting nest failure of Caretta caretta. p 39-68 In: Hopkins and Murphy, Reproductive ecology of Caretta caretta in South Carolina. Study completion report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department. 97 pp.

Hopkins, Sally R. and Thomas M. Murphy. 1981. Testing  lithium chloride aversion to mitigate raccoon depredation of loggerhead turtle nests. p 69-82. In: Hopkins and Murphy, Reproductive ecology of Caretta caretta in South Carolina. Study completion report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department. 97 pp.

Hopkins-Murphy, Sally and Thomas M. Murphy, 1983. Distribution of loggerhead turtle nesting activity in South Carolina by aerial beach survey. Study completion report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. South Carolina Wildlife & Marine Resources Department. 60 pp.

Hopkins, Sally R. and Thomas M. Murphy. 1983. Management of loggerhead turtle nesting beaches in South Carolina. Study Completion Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department. 19 pp.

Hopkins-Murphy, S.R., T.M. Murphy, C.P. Hope, J.W. Coker, and M.E. Hoyle. 1999. Population trends and nesting distribution of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) in South Carolina: 1980-1997. Final completion report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife. 41 pp.

Hopkins, Sally. R. and J. Richardson, eds. 1984. A recovery plan for marine turtles. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 335 pp.

Maier, Philip P., Albert L. Segars, Michael D. Arendt, J. David Whitaker, Bruce W. Stender, Lindsey Parker, Richard Vendetti, David W. Owens, Joseph Quattro, and Sally R. Murphy. 2004. Development of an index of sea turtle abundance based upon in-water sampling with trawl gear. Final Project Report to National Marine Fisheries. Grant Number NA07FL0499. 94 pp.

Maier, Philip P., Albert L. Segars, Michael D. Arendt, J. David Whitaker. 2005. Examination of local movement and migratory behavior of sea turtles during spring and summer along the Atlantic coast off the southeastern United States. Annual Report to the Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries. Grant Number NA03NMF4720281.

Murphy, Sally R., Thomas M. Murphy, Charlotte Hope, Joan Seithel, and DuBose B. Griffin. 2002. South Carolina Endangered Species Program-Part I, 1999-2002. Final Completion Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service. Grant Number NA97FM0344. 21pp.

Murphy, Thomas M. and Sally R. Hopkins. 1981. Sonic and radio tracking of nesting Caretta caretta. p 5-38. In: Hopkins and Murphy, Reproductive ecology of Caretta caretta in South Carolina. Study completion report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department. 97 pp.

Murphy, Thomas M. and Sally Hopkins. 1984. Aerial and ground surveys of marine turtle nesting beaches in the Southeast Region. U.S. Final report to NMFS. Contract no. NA83-GA-C-00021. 73 pp.

Murphy, Thomas M. and Sally R. Hopkins-Murphy. 1989. Sea turtle and shrimp fishing interactions: a summary and critique of relevant information. Washington, DC: Center for Marine Conservation. 52 pp.

National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.1991. Recovery Plan for U.S. Population of Loggerhead Turtle. National Marine Fisheries Service, Washington, D.C. 64pp. (Sally Murphy - Team Member).

Schroeder, Barbara and Sally Murphy. 1999. Population surveys (ground and aerial) on nesting beaches. p 45-55. In: Research and Management Techniques for the Conservation of Sea Turtles. K. L. Eckert, K. A. Bjorndal, F. A. Abreu-Grobois, and M. Donnnelly (editors). IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group Publication No. 4.

Segars, Al, M. Arendt and J.D. Whitaker. 2006. Examination of local movement and migratory behavior of sea turtles during spring and summer along the Atlantic coast off the southeastern United States. Annual Report to the Office of Protected Resources, NOAA Fisheries. Grant Number NA03NMF4720281.

Turtle Expert Working Group. 1998. An assessment of the Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii) and loggerhead (Caretta caretta) sea turtle populations in the western North Atlantic. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-409. (Sally Murphy - Group Member).

Turtle Expert Working Group. 2000. Assessment update for the Kemp's ridley and loggerhead sea turtle populations in the western North Atlantic. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-444. (Sally Murphy - Group Member).

Ulrich, G.F. 1978. Incidental catch of loggerhead turtles by South Carolina commercial fisheries. Contract No. 03-7-042-35151 and 03-7-042-35121 National Marine Fisheries Service. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resource Department, Charleston, S.C., 50p.

Ulrich, G.F. 1979. Marine turtle trawl surveys off South Carolina nesting beaches, 1979. Final Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service. Order # NA79-GA-A-00128. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department, Charleston, S.C., 16p. 

Ulrich, G.F. 1980. Monitoring of the incidental catch of marine turtles by shrimp trawlers in South Carolina-1980. Final Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service. Order # NA80-GG-A-00306. South Carolina Wildlife and Marine Resources Department, Charleston, S.C., 8p. 

Van Dolah, R.F., P.P Maier, S.R. Hopkins-Murphy, G.F. Ulrich and D.M. Cupka.1992. A survey of turtle populations in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service under Agreement No. 14-16-0004-90-944. 23pp.


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