Is it possible to tell a turtle's age by its shell markings?
There are a variety of ways to approximate a turtle's age, and it's not difficult to do.
... to your veterinarian can also help you to estimate the age of your pet turtle.
Live turtle or turtle shell; Flexible transparent ruler with millimeter scale; Copies of
two diagrams: Measuring Turtle Length and Estimating Turtle Age from Scutes ...
Jul 10, 2008 ... No method exists for accurately determining the age of a turtle.
Age estimation is important for management of turtle populations, but techniques
... alternative is to estimate age from growth models using Bayesian inference.
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Jul 27, 2013 ... Do you find a box turtle and wonder about the gender or age? I show how to
determine the gender and age of a box turtle.
The method of estimating age. The basic supposition in the present method of
esti- mating age is that, ideally, the age of a painted turtle can be obtained by ...
that the modal age of these juvenile turtles was between 1.80 and 3.75 years. ...
turtles. Estimates of the age at which sexual maturity is attained in sea turtles are
Doug P. Armstrong and Ronald J. Brooks (2014) Estimating Ages of Turtles from
Growth Data. Chelonian Conservation and Biology: July 2014, Vol. 13, No.
ABSTRACT: The technique of counting growth rings to estimate age of turtles is ...
include a test justifying growth ring counts as an estimate of turtle age, (c).