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SKSTMN Affiliated Publications 

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Paula Sotomayor Rodríguez, Kimberly Stewart, Angela Picknell, Lemuel Pemberton, Alissa Tepedino, Dominique Capaldo, Michelle M. Dennis. 2023. Pathology of Hatchling Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Mortalities Occurring While Under Rehabilitative Care, 2015-2021. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 59(1), 2023, Open access. DOI: 10.7589/JWD-D-22-00013.


Kimberly M. Stewart, Anne Conan, Terry M. Norton, Brayton A. Hill, Maria Smeriglio, Kathleen Clements, and Darryn L. Knobel Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Nesting and Health Parameters in St. Kitts, 2003–2016. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery 33(1), 18-34, (15 March 2023).

Dennis MM, Poppenga R, Conan A, Hill K, Hargrave S, Maroun V, Stewart KM. 2020. Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) hatch success and essential and nonessential metals in eggs and embryos from nests in St. Kitts (2015). Mar Pollut Bull. 2020 Dec;161(Pt A):111726. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111726. Epub 2020 Oct 9. PMID: 33045529.


Esther Choi, Kate E. Charles, Kester L. Charles, Kimberly M. Stewart, Clare E. Morrall, Michelle M. Dennis. 2020. Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Embryo and Hatchling Pathology in Grenada with Comparison to St. Kitts. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 19(1):111-123.


Kristine Hill, Kimberly Stewart, Sreekumari Rajeev, Anne Conan, Michelle M. Dennis.. 2019. Pathology of Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Embryos and Hatchlings from Nests in St. Kitts (2015-2016). Journal of Wildlife Diseases: 55(4). DOI: 10.7589/2018-07-169.


Kimberly M. Stewart, Terry M. Norton, Mark A. Mitchell, and Darryn L. Knobel. 2018. Sea Turtle Education Program Development, Implementation, and Outcome Assessment in St. Kitts, West Indies. Chelonian Conservation and Biology: December 2018, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 216-226.

Kimberly M. Stewart, Terry M. Norton, Dana S. Tackes, and Mark A. Mitchell. 2016. Leatherback Ecotourism Development, Implementation, and Outcome Assessment in St. Kitts, West Indies. Chelonian Conservation and Biology: December 2016, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 197-205. doi:

Ives, A.-K., Antaki, E., Stewart, K., Francis, S., Jay-Russell, M. T., Sithole, F., Kearney, M. T., Griffin, M. J. and Soto, E. 2016. Detection of Salmonella enterica Serovar Montevideo and Newport in Free-ranging Sea Turtles and Beach Sand in the Caribbean and Persistence in Sand and Seawater Microcosms. Zoonoses Public Health. doi:10.1111/zph.12324.

Horrocks JA, Stapleton S, Guada H, Lloyd C, Harris E, Fastigi M, Berkel J, Stewart K, Gumbs J, Eckert KL. 2016. International movements of adult female leatherback turtles in the Caribbean: results from tag recovery data (2002−2013). ESR 29:279-287.

Kimberly Stewart, Terry Norton, Hamish Mohammed, Darren Browne, Kathleen Clements, Kirsten Thomas, Taylor Yaw, and Julia Horrocks. 2016. Effects of “Swim with the Turtles” Tourist Attractions on Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Health in Barbados, West Indies. Journal of Wildlife Diseases: April 2016, Vol. 52, No. 2s, pp. S104-S117. doi:

Megan K. Watson, Kimberly Stewart, Terry M. Norton, and Mark A. Mitchell. 2015. Evaluating Environmental and Climatic Influences on Nesting in Leatherback Sea Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in St. Kitts, West Indies. Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery: December 2015, Vol. 25, No. 3-4, pp. 122-127. doi:


Hill, B.A., Stewart, K., Rawlins-Vaughan, G., Illanes, O., Young, A., Clements, K., Carter, J., Norton, T. 2014. Clinical Challenge. J of Zoo Wild Med., 45(1): 200–204. 


Clayton S Dutton, Floyd Revan, Chengming Wang, Chuanling Xu, Terry M Norton, Kimberly M Stewart, Bernhard Kaltenboeck, Esteban Soto. 2013. Salmonella enterica prevalence in leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in St. Kitts, West Indies. J Zoo Wildl Med, 44(3), 765-768. 


Stewart, K., Mitchell, M., Norton, T., and Krecek, R.C. 2012. Measuring the level of agreement in hematologic and biochemical values between blood sampling sites in leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea). J Zoo Wildl Med 43(4):719-725. 

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