Alan Bruce Bolten

aboltenResearch Assistant, Professor

Ph.D. University of Florida, 1986

313 Carr Hall
(352) 392-5194

Research Interests

Biology of sea turtles with emphasis on the early pelagic stage, migratory patterns, and demography.

Representative Publications

  • Bolker, B., T. Okuyama, K. Bjorndal, and A. Bolten. 2003. Sea turtle stock estimation using genetic markers: accounting for sampling error of rare genotypes. Ecological Applications 13:763-775.
  • Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, T. Dellinger, C. Delgado, and H.R. Martins. 2003. Compensatory growth in oceanic loggerhead sea turtles: response to a stochastic environment. Ecology 84:1237-1249.
  • Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, and H.R. Martins. 2003. Estimates of survival probabilities for oceanic-stage loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) in the North Atlantic. Fishery Bulletin 101:732-736.
  • Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, and M.Y. Chaloupka. 2003. Survival probability estimates for immature green turtles, Chelonia mydas, in the Bahamas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 252:273-281.
  • Bolten, A.B. and B.E. Witherington (editors). 2003. Loggerhead sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 319 pages.
  • Bolten, A.B. and K.A. Bjorndal. 2003. Green turtles in the Bahamas: a shared resource. Pages 225-226 in G.C. Ray and J. McCormick-Ray. Coastal-Marine Conservation: Science and Policy. Blackwell Scientific, London.