Ressources bibliographiques

Global reviews

Huang, H.-W. (2015). “Conservation Hotspots for the Turtles on the High Seas of the Atlantic Ocean.” PLoS ONE 10(8): e0133614

Regional assessment

Formia, A. and M. W. Bruford (2004). “Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) phylogeography based on mtDNA haplotypes in the Gulf of Guinea, Central Africa.” Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-528. 368 pp.

Formia, A., et al. (2003). “Sea turtle conservation along the Atlantic coast of Africa.” Marine Turtle Newsletter 100: 33-37.

UNEP/CMS (2000). Mesures de conservation pour les tortues marines de la côte atlantique de l’Afrique., CMS Bonn.

Sea turtles and fisheries

Fossette, S., et al. (2014). “Pan-atlantic analysis of the overlap of a highly migratory species, the leatherback turtle, with pelagic longline fisheries.” Proc Biol Sci.(  Apr 7;281(1780):20133065. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3065. Print 2014 Apr 7.)..

Tanner, C. (2014). “Sea Turtle Bycatch off the Western Region of the Ghanaian Coast.” Marine Turtle Newsletter(140): 8-11.

Nalovic, M., et al. (2014). The TED pogram in Gabon. 34th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Abstract ID: 5891.

Sea turtles in Cameroon

Angoni, H. and I. Ayissi (2013). Suivi des tortues marines : Une première campagne de suivi des pontes, comptage des traces et baguage des tortues marines a été menée dans la réserve de Douala Edéa., Report for the small initiative grant of the FFEM.

Ayissi, I., et al. (2013). “Caractérisation des habitats benthiques et ponte des tortues marines autour du parc national de Campo-Ma’an (Cameroun).” Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 7(5): 1820-1828.

Sea turtles in Equatorial Guinea and Bioko

Honarvar, S., et al. (2016). “Assessment of Important Marine Turtle Nesting Populations on the Southern Coast of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea.” Chelonian Conservation and Biology 15(1): 79-89.

Tomas, J., et al. (2001). “Post-nesting movements of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas, nesting in the south of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, West Africa.” Marine Turtle Newsletter 94: 3-6.

Rader, H., et al. (2006). “Marine turtles on the southern coast of Bioko Island (Gulf of Guinea, Africa), 2001-2005.” Marine Turtle Newsletter 111

Sea turtles in Sao Tomé and Principe

Loureiro, N. S., et al. (2011). “Praia Grande of Príncipe Island (Gulf of Guinea): an important nesting beach for the green turtle Chelonia mydas. .” Life and Marine Sciences 28: 89-95.

Monzón-Argüello, C., et al. (2011). “Príncipe island hawksbills: Genetic isolation of an eastern Atlantic stock.” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 407: 345–354.

Loureiro, N. S., et al. (2011). “Praia Grande of Príncipe Island (Gulf of Guinea): an important nesting beach for the green turtle Chelonia mydas. .” Life and Marine Sciences 28: 89-95.

Sea turtles in Gabon

Fossette, S., et al. (2008). “The world’s largest leatherback rookeries: A review of conservation-oriented research in French Guiana/Suriname and Gabon.” Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 356: 69-82.

Witt, M. J., et al. (2009). “Aerial surveying of the world’s largest leatherback turtle rookery: A more effective methodology for large-scale monitoring.” Biological Conservation 142(8): 1719-1727.

Metcalfe, K., et al. (2015). “Going the extra mile: Ground-based monitoring of olive ridley turtles reveals Gabon hosts the largest rookery in the Atlantic :  . .” Biological Conservation(190): 14-22.

Witt, M. J., et al. (2011). “Tracking leatherback turtles from the world’s largest rookery: assessing threats across the South Atlantic.” Proc. R. Soc. B 278(1716): 2338-2347.

Witt, M. J., et al. (2008). “Satellite tracking highlights difficulties in the design of effective protected areas for Critically Endangered leatherback turtles Dermochelys coriacea during the inter-nesting period.” Oryx 42(2): 296–300.

Witt, M. J. (2007). The spatial ecology of marine turtles, University of Exeter. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences: 133.

Sea turtles in the Republic of Congo

Sea turtles in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Mbungu Ndamba, S. (2009). “Evaluation de l’impact des menaces anthropiques subies par les tortues marines nidifiant au littoral de Muanda (monitoring de trois saisons de ponte).” Revue congolaise de sciences nucléaires 23(2): 1-2.

Sea turtles in adjacent areas

Catry, P., et al. (2009). “Status, Ecology, and Conservation of Sea Turtles in Guinea-Bissau.” Chelonian Conservation and Biology 8(2): 150-160.

Godley, B. J., et al. (2010). “Unravelling migratory connectivity in marine turtles using multiple methods.” Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 769–778.

Monzón-Argüello, C., et al. (2010). “Evidence from genetic and Lagrangian drifter data for transatlantic transport of small juvenile green turtles.” Journal of Biogeography: 15pp.

Ségniagbeto, G. H., et al. (2013). “Suivi des populations de tortues marines au cours de la période de nidification 2002-2003 au Togo et au Bénin.” Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr. 147: 299-308.

Weir, C. R., et al. (2007). “Nesting and at-sea distribution of marine turtles in Angola, West Africa, 2000–2006: occurrence, threats and conservation implications.” Oryx 41(2): 224-231.

 

Bibliographie par pays : 

Gabon

Bourgeois S (2007) Etude du succès reproductif de la tortue luth (Dermochelys coriacea) sur la plage de Pongara au Gabon : devenir des nids et orientation des nouveau-nés. Thèse pour le doctorat vétérinaire, École Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort,
Bourgeois S (2007) Etude de l’impact des lumières artificielles sur l’orientation des tortues luth adultes et nouveau-nées, sur la plage de Pongara, au Gabon. Master 2 Recherche-Ecologie, Evolution, Biométrie, Université Claude Bernard – Lyon 1,
Bourgeois S, Gilot-Fromont E, Viallefont A, Boussamba F, Deem SL (2009) Influence of artificial lights, logs and erosion on leatherback sea turtle hatchling orientation at Pongara National Park, Gabon. Biological Conservation 142:85-93
Casale P, Abitsi G, Aboro MP, Agamboue PD, Agbode L, Allela NL, Angueko D, Bibang Bi Nguema JN, Boussamba F, Cardiec F, Chartrain E, Ciofi C, Emane YA, Fay JM, Godley BJ, Kouerey Oliwiwina CK, de Dieu Lewembe J, Leyoko D, Mba Asseko G, Mengue M’adzaba P, Mve Beh JH, Natali C, Nyama-Mouketou C, Nzegoue J, Ogandagas C, Parnell RJ, Rerambyath GA, Gnandji MS, Sounguet G-P, Tiwari M, Verhage B, Vilela R, White L, Witt MJ, Formia A (2017) A first estimate of sea turtle bycatch in the industrial trawling fishery of Gabon. Biodiversity and Conservation
Deem SL, Boussamba F, Nguema AZ, Sounguet G-P, Bourgeois S, Cianciolo J, Formia A (2007) Artificial lights as a significant cause of morbidity of leatherback sea turtles in Pongara National Park, Gabon. Marine Turtle Newsletter 116:15-17
Fretey J, Billes A, Baxter B, Hughes C (2007) Discovery of a Gabonese leatherback in South Africa. Marine Turtle Newsletter 116:25
Girard A, Godgenger M-C, Gibudi A, Fretey J, Billes A, Roumet D, Bal G, Bréheret N, Bitsindou A, Leeuwe HV, Verhage B, Ricois S, Bayé J-P, Carvalho J, Lima H, Neto E, Angoni H, Ayissi I, Bebeya C, Folack J, Nguegim JR, Girondot M (2016) Marine turtles nesting activity assessment and trend along the Central African Atlantic coast for the period of 1999-2008. International Journal of Marine Science and Ocean Technology 3:21-32
Ikaran M (2013) Habitat alteration and mortality of adult leatherback turtles in Gabon, Central Africa. Munibe Monographs Nature series 1:61-64
Ikaran Souville M (2010) Nesting and conservation of the leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, at the beach of Kingere, Gabon, Central Africa. PhD Thesis, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria,
Livingstone SR (2007) Threats to leatherback and olive ridley nests in the Gamba complex of protected areas, Gabon, with a focus on crab predation.
Metcalfe K, Agamboué PD, Augowet E, Boussamba F, Cardiec F, Fay JM, Formia A, Kema Kema JR, Kouerey C, Mabert BDK, Maxwell SM, Minton G, Mounguengui Mounguengui GA, Moussounda C, Moukoumou N, Manfoumbi JC, Nguema AM, Nzegoue J, Parnell RJ, du Plessis P, Sounguet G-P, Tilley D, Verhage S, Viljoen W, White L, Witt MJ, Godley BJ (2015) Going the extra mile: Ground-based monitoring of olive ridley turtles reveals Gabon hosts the largest rookery in the Atlantic. Biological Conservation 190:14-22
Mounguéngui G-AM (2007) Update after Five years of Marine Turtle monitoring in Gamba, Gabon (2002-2007).  Technical Report. Ibonga, Association for the Protection and Understanding of the Environment
Parnell R, Verhage B, Deem SL, Leeuwe HV, Nishihara T, Moukoula C, Gibudi A (2007) Marine turtle mortality in Southern Gabon and Northern Congo. Marine Turtle Newsletter 116:12-14
Pikesley SK, Agamboue PD, Bonguno EA, Boussamba F, Cardiec F, Michael Fay J, Formia A, Godley BJ, Laurance WF, Mabert BDK, Mills C, Mounguengui GAM, Moussounda C, Ngouessono S, Parnell RJ, Sounguet G-P, Verhage B, White L, Witt MJ (2013) Here today, here tomorrow: Beached timber in Gabon, a persistent threat to nesting sea turtles. Biological Conservation