49th Annual Symposium Posters

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Posters will be set up at the venue during the meeting and poster authors will be available on Wednesday after the afternoon session, at the mixer to answer questions.

Genome Sequencing and Annotation of the Texas Tortoise (Gopherus berlandieri) as a Resource for Population Genetic Studies

Genome Sequencing and Annotation of the Texas Tortoise (Gopherus berlandieri) as a Resource for Population Genetic Studies

Jaime Johnson¹*, Jade Mellor², Sarah Baty¹, Zachary Lukasik-Drescher¹, Raúl Araya-Donoso¹, Jacquelyn Tleimat³, Paul Crump⁴, Shawn F. McCracken³, Greer A. Dolby², Kenro Kusumi¹

  1. School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
  2. Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  3. Department of Life Sciences, College of Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University
  4. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Tropical Storm Hilary and Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii ) Nest Outcomes

Tropical Storm Hilary and Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) Nest Outcomes

Reed Q. Newman¹*, Melissa J. Merrick¹ , Thomas A. Radzio¹, Katelyn Rock¹, Talisin T. Hammond¹, Alison Righton¹, Ronald R. Swaisgood¹

  1. San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance – Escondido, CA
A Sequential Bottom-up Approach to Restore Desert Tortoise (Gopherus Agassizii) in the Orocopia Mountains of Southern California

A Sequential Bottom-up Approach to Restore Desert Tortoise (Gopherus Agassizii) in the Orocopia Mountains of Southern California

Luis E. Ramirez¹*, Mary Thomas¹, Shane Bogner¹, Maya Nunez¹, Nicole Ortega¹, Emily L. Thomas¹

  1. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens – Palm Desert, CA
Cool Air at Night, Tortoise Delight: Validating Ibuttons for Characterizing Nighttime Microhabitat Use in Juvenile Desert Tortoises (Gopherus Agassizii) During a Heatwave

Cool Air at Night, Tortoise Delight: Validating iButtons for Characterizing Nighttime Microhabitat Use in Juvenile Desert Tortoises During a Heatwave

Katelyn N. Rock¹*, Thomas A. Radzio¹, Talisin T. Hammond¹, Ronald R. Swaisgood¹, Melissa J. Merrick¹

  1. San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance – Escondido, CA