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Chelonian Conservation and Biology

Chelonian Conservation and Biology is an international scientific journal of turtle and tortoise research, published by the Chelonian Research Foundation in co-partnership with the Turtle Conservancy. The objective of this peer-reviewed journal is to provide a public scientific forum for pertinent aspects of research on turtles and tortoises.

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Population Size and Structure of the Ornate Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota) on Small Gulf Coast Islands in Florida
Population Structure of the Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera) in Five Montana Rivers
Estimating Population Size of a Threatened Turtle Using Community and Citizen Science

About the Journal

Executive Editor: Jeffrey A. Seminoff, PhD

Managing Editor: Eleanor Lohmann

Impact Factor: 1.667

ISSN: 1071-8443

eISSN: 1943-3956

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Current Issue
Volume 20,
Issue 1
June 2021

Most Cited Articles

A Global Analysis of Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Distributions with Identification of Priority Conservation Areas
Global Conservation Status of Turtles and Tortoises (Order Testudines)
Conservation and Biology of the Leatherback Turtle in the Mexican Pacific

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About the Journal

Chelonian Conservation and Biology is a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of the conservation and biology of all chelonians, including freshwater turtles, marine turtles, and tortoises.

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Author Information

CCB provides authors with several valuable benefits including publication in BioOne, free article PDF, and flexible open access options. All manuscripts will be submitted to the Editor for peer-review.

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Permission requests may include tables and figures, artwork, or article content. CCB requires that any re-publication of journal content be approved by the publisher prior to production.

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