Scientific Work

(In chronological order)

The vast scientific work of ARCHELON can be seen in the large number of papers published mostly in scientific journals. We provide below a provisional list of all these papers; probably there are more which we couldn't locate. ARCHELON researchers and personnel as well as students working for ARCHELON have drafted these papers or co-authored them. Many of the papers below are accompanied by their full text in pdf format. You may download the papers you wish. In case you need a paper that does not appear as a pdf file, we may post a hard copy to you provided you send us your postal address at info@archelon.gr. Thank you!


Van de Vijver B., Robert K., Majewska R., Frankovich T.A., Panagopoulou A., Bosak S.

Geographical variation in the diatom communities associated with loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). PLoS ONE 15(7): e0236513.

Margaritoulis D., Rees A.F., Tsaros P.

Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Sea Turtle). HYBRIDIZATION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN. Herpetological Review 50(1): 117-119.

Margaritoulis D., Theodorou P., Tsaros P., Nestoridou P. 2019

Dog attacks on loggerhead turtles nesting in Greece. Marine Turtle Newsletter 158:22-23.

Margaritoulis D., Tsaros P.

Caretta caretta (Loggerhead Sea turtle). PREDATION. Herpetological Review 50(4): 766-767.

Rees A.F., Margaritoulis D. 2019

The longest migratory distance recorded for a loggerhead nesting in Greece. Marine Turtle Newsletter 158:10-11

Teneketzis K., Margaritoulis D. 2019

Romanos beach, SW Peloponnese, Greece: increase of loggerhead sea turtle nests following a ten-year project (2009-2018). Proceedings of the International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and Adjacent Regions 14:155.

Casale P., Broderick A.C., Caminas J.A., Cardona L., Carreras C., Demetropoulos A., Fuller W.J., Godley B.J., Hochsheid S., Kaska Y., Lazar B., Margaritoulis D., Panagopoulou A., Rees A.F., Tomas J., Turkozan O. 2018.

Mediterranean sea turtles: current knowledge and priorities for conservation and research. Endangered Species Research 36 :229-267.

Clusa M., Carreras C., Cardona L., Demetropoulos A., Margaritoulis D., Rees A.F., Hamza A.A., Khalil M., Levy Y., Turkozan O., Aguilar A., Pascual M. 2018.

Philopatry in loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta): beyond the gender paradigm. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 588: 201-213.

Panagopoulou A., Meletis Z.A., Margaritoulis D., Spotila J.R. 2017.

Caught in the same net? Small scale fishermen’s perceptions of fisheries interactions with sea turtles and other protected species. Frontiers in Marine Science 4:180 doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00180.

Rees A. F., Carreras C., Broderick A.C., Margaritoulis D., Stringell T.B., Godley B.J. 2017.

Linking loggerhead locations: using multiple methods to determine the origin of sea turtles in feeding grounds. Marine Biology 164:30 doi:10.1007/s00227-016-3055-z.

Andrews A.J., Smith A.C., Rees A.F., Margaritoulis D. 2016

The effect of invertebrate infestation and its correlation with loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) nest success in Laganas Bay, Zakynthos, Greece. Mar Turtle Newsl 151:9-15.

Corsini-Foka M., Tsaros P., Kondylatos G., Santorinios E., Margies P., Margaritoulis D., Kaska Y. 2016.

A successful case of bi-national Mediterranean cooperation for sea turtle protection. Page 56 in Book of Abstracts. 51st European Marine Biology Symposium. Rhodes, Greece, 26-30 September 2016.

Patel S. H., Morreale S.J., Saba V.S., Panagopoulou A., Margaritoulis D., Spotila R.S. 2016.

Climate Impacts on Sea Turtle Breeding Phenology in Greece and Associated Foraging Habitats in the Wider Mediterranean Region. PLOS ONE doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157170.

Bearzi G., Casale P., Margaritoulis D., Bonizzoni S., Santostasi N.L. 2015.

Observation of a leatherback sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, in the Gulf of Corinth, Greece. MTN 146: 6-9.

Margaritoulis D., Rees A. F., Riggall T. E. 2015.

Migrations of loggerhead turtles nesting in Kyparissia Bay, Greece, derived from flipper tag returns. Page 1207 in Book of Abstracts of the 35th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation (compilers: Y. Kaska, B. Sonmez, O. Turkecan, C. Sezgin). 18-24 April 2015, Dalaman, Turkey. MACART press. 250pp.


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