Database of information on algae that includes terrestrial, marine and freshwater organisms
Belize Country Environmental Profile. 1984. Hartshorn, G, L. Nicoliat et al. Robert Nicolait Associates. 151 pp.
Important reference manual for legislation and species found and protected in Belize. Produced through the Belize Center for Environmental Studies under the direction of Lou Nicolait and her team.
Draft Environmental Profile on Belize. 1982. Stephen Hilty, Ed. Man & the Biosphere Program. Dept of State, Washington DC. 89 pp.
Coralpedia - Warwick University - Your Guide to Caribbean Corals & Sponges
Corals of the World - Fact Sheets from the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
Great reference for anyone interested in learning their coral species! Search tools available by species or by location. Does not have most recent scientific nomenclature but has detailed species information.
Collaborative Effort to Manage Lionfish in Belize by By Leonel Requena, Local Coordinator, COMPACT Programme and Marta Hendrikx, Communications Associate, UNDP Belize, April 23, 2012
Controversies and consensus on the lionfish invasion in the Western Atlantic
Ocean. Eira C. Carballo-Cárdenas. 2015. Controversies and consensus on the lionfish invasion in the Western Atlantic Ocean. Ecology and Society 20(3): 24.
Invasive Lionfish A Guide to Control & Management 2012 James A Morris Jr. (Ed). Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Special Publication Series Number 1, Marathon, Florida, USA. 113 pp.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Lionfish FAQs
REEF's Lionfish Quickfacts
Identification Guide to Marine Organisms of Texas Created by Brenda Bowling, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Well designed catalogue with pictures and descriptions of marine life.
Manatee Behavioral Responses to Vessel Approaches: Results of Digital Acoustic Data Logger Tagging of Manatees in Belize
2002. Stephanie M. Nowacek, Douglas P. Nowacek, Mark P. Johnson, Kenneth A. Shorter, James A. Powell\ and Randall S. Wells. FLORIDA FISH AND "WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION CONTRACT 01078
DRAFT REPORT. 57 pp.
Swallow Caye Wildlife Sanctuary boundaries
Adaptation to Climate Change Toolkit.
Various resources available by WWF, Marianne Fish and Carlos Drews.
An Atlas of Sea Turtle Nesting Habitat for the Wider Caribbean Region
2007. Dow, Eckert, Palmer and Kramer
by the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
FAO Species Catalogue. Vol 11 Sea Turtles of the World.
An Annotated and Illustrated Caralogue of the Sea Turtle Species known to Date. 1990. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No 125, Volume 11. Prepared by René Márquez M. lnstituto Nacional de la Pesca Centro de Investigación Pesquera Apartado Postal 591 Manzanillo, Col. México 28200. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Guidelines and conditions for marine reptile strandings, rehabilitation and release in New South Wales. 2002. NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Prepared by Mandelc, F., Carr, S., Waples, K., and Haering, R. NPWS. Hurstville.
Hard Shell Sea Turtle PTT Attachment Protocol.
Michael Coyne, Mathew Godfrey, Brendan Godley, Kevin Lay
2008. 7 pp.
Help for the Hawksbill in Belize
Learn how Greg Smith and his team found the important hawksbill turtle nesting beach at Gales Point!
Florida's Sea Turtle
Victoria Brook Van Meter, Illustrated by Laura Sartucci Weigert
Copyright 1992, Florida Power & Light Company
Revised July 2002
Minimum Data Standards for Sea Turtle Nesting Beach Monitoring.
2011. SWOT Scientific Advisory Board. The State of the World’s Sea Turtles (SWOT) Minimum Data Standards for Nesting Beach Monitoring, version 1.0. Handbook, 28 pp.
Moochula: Hope for da Hawksbills
8 minute film by Barry Erdeljon & Sarah Gulick, Marymount University
Features the important hawskbill nesting beach at Gales Point and the work of the Gales Point Wildlife Sanctuary
Proceedings of the 2015 International Summit on Fibropapillomatosis: Global Status, Trends, and Population Impacts. 2016. Stacy Hargrove, Thierry Work, Shandell Brunson, Allen M. Foley and George Balazs. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-PIFSC-54 . 87 pp.
Sandwatch: Adapting to Climate Change and Educating for Sustainable Development.
Gillian Cambers and Paul Diamond. UNESCO. 2010. 136 pp
Sea Turtle Monitoring Program Volunteer Training
St Eustacius National Park
Sea Turtle Nesting Beach Characterization Manual.
Elda Varela‐Acevedo, Karen L. Eckert, Scott A. Eckert, Gillian Cambers and Julia A. Horrocks. 2009. Duke University. Beaufort, N. Carolina USA. 97 pp.
SEA TURTLE NECROPSY MANUAL FOR BIOLOGISTS IN REMOTE REFUGES
THIERRY M. WORK, DVM, U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, NATIONAL WILDLIFE HEALTH CENTER HAWAII FIELD STATION
Sea Turtle Recovery Action Plan for Belize
The bible on sea turtles in Belize for 25 years!
Smith, Gregory W., Karen. L. Eckert, and Janet P. Gibson. 1992. WIDECAST Sea
Turtle Recovery Action Plan for Belize (Karen L. Eckert, Editor). CEP Technical
Report No. 18 UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme, Kingston, Jamaica. 86 p.
Sea Turtles: A Coloring Book in English & Spanish
Illustrated by Mary Beath, written by Francine Jacobs
Turtle Activity Mat
USA Fish & Wildlife Service - Great puzzles for children!
A veterinarian’s guide for sea turtle post mortem examination and histological investigation.
Mark Flint , Janet Patterson-Kane , Paul Mills , and Colin Limpus
Best practices for boaters, snorkelers and scuba divers!
Voluntary Standards for Marine Recreation in the Mesoamerican Reef System
A Practical Guide to Good Practices: Managing Environmental Impacts in the Marine Sector