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Volume 2014, Article ID 419410, 8 pages
Research Article

Sex Ratio Estimations of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatchlings at Kuriat Islands, Tunisia: Can Minor Nesting Sites Contribute to Compensate Globally Female-Biased Sex Ratio?

1Sfax Faculty of Sciences, University of Sfax, P.O. Box 1171, 3000 Sfax, Tunisia
2National Institute of Sea Sciences and Technologies, 3000 Sfax, Tunisia

Received 13 July 2014; Accepted 8 September 2014; Published 14 October 2014

Academic Editor: Veronique Martin-Jezequel

Copyright © 2014 Imed Jribi and Mohamed Nejmeddine Bradai. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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