Reproductive patterns of European pond turtles differ between sites: a small scale scenario

Marco A.L. Zuffi and Elena Foschi. Amphibia-Reptilia, Volume 36, Issue 4, pages 339 – 349. From 1996 to 2002, we studied the body size, measures of reproductive strategy (relative clutch mass and delayed reproduction at sexual maturity), and reproductive output (clutch frequency and annual egg production) of female European Pond turtles, Emys orbicularis, at two sites separated by 12 km in central Mediterranean Tuscany (San Rossore and Camp Darby, central northern Italy). Leer más.