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Seventh European Freshwater Turtle Breeders Convention

 

organized by CHELONIA 2002 Freshwater Turtle Breeding Center

Neu-Ulm, Germany, April 26-28, 2013

 

 

Location:        Schildkroeten- und Reptilienzoo Neu-Ulm

                       Brunnenweg 46

                       89231 Neu-Ulm / Ludwigsfeld

                       phone: +49 (0)163 / 5346093

                       E-Mail:

                       Internet: http://www.schildkroeten-zoo.de

                        

 

Organization:

Gerald Fuchs

 

Registration:

Please register with Harald Artner -

 

Attendance fees: the entrance fee is appr. Euro 40 for the whole event and includes entrance fee to the reptile zoo and dinner on Friday and Saturday and lunch on Sunday. Beverages are not included. The symposium itself is free of charge!

 

Important: Conference language will be English. Talks given in German or other languages will be simultaneously translated. Note that participation cannot be guaranteed without prior registration! For information about accommodation please contact Gerald Fuchs

 

 

 

 

 

Preliminary Program

 

 

Friday, April 26

 

19:00   Meeting and dinner.

Location: Schildkroeten- und Reptilienzoo Neu-Ulm, address see above.

 

20:30   News about the South American sideneck turtle genus Mesoclemmys – Jan MICHELS, Kiel, Germany

 

 

 

 

OPEN END

 

 

 

 

Saturday, April 27

 

09:15   Welcome speech – Harald ARTNER, Gerald FUCHS & Karl-Heinz WOGRIN

 

            International workshop on Kinosternidae

 

09:00   Overview on the turtle family Kinosternidae with a focus on the rare species – Walter SACHSSE, Mainz, Germany

 

09:15   Keeping and Breeding the Florida Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri – Andreas HOFER, Krenglbach, Austria

 

09: 45  The White-lipped Mud Turtle Kinosternon leucostomum. A report on its maintenance in captivity with regular breeding success – Gerald FUCHS, Kaufbeuren, Germany

 

10:15   Coffee break

 

10:45   Diapause in eggs of some Mexican Mud Turtles (Kinosternon acutum, Kinosternon creaseri, Kinosternon herrerai): how to break it, how to avoid it, and how to deal with the problem of almost exclusive breeding of females – Harald ARTNER, Sitzenberg-Reidling, Austria

 

11:30   Keeping and breeding the Pacific Coast Giant Musk Turtle Staurotypus salvinii – Maik SCHILDE, Leipzig, Germany

 

12:00   My experiences in maintenance and breeding of the Narrow-bridged Musk Turtle Claudius angustatus and the Mexican Giant Musk Turtle Staurotypus triporcatus – Joan LLEBARIA, Barcelona, Spain

 

12:30   Lunch break and opportunity to visit the reptile facilities of the zoo.

 

14:00   Keeping and breeding the Loggerhead Musk Turtle Sternotherus minor minor – Arnold FRAUENEDER, St. Agatha, Austria

 

14:30   One, two or three forms? The Tabasco Mud Turtle Kinosternon acutum: how to recognize and how to breed them – Gerhard WIDMANN, Mauerbach, Austria

 

15:00   Presentation of live specimens of almost all species of the turtle genus Kinosternon – Gerald FUCHS, Kaufbeuren, Germany & Karl-Heinz WOGRIN, Neu-Ulm, Germany

 

16:00   Introduction to a possible new identification key to (adult specimens of) the species of the turtle genus Kinosternon – Harald ARTNER, Sitzenberg-Reidling, Austria

 

16:30   Examination and species determination of live specimens of the genus (in small   groups of 4 - 6 persons) Kinosternon and development of a new key to the species, part I – Harald           ARTNER, Reidling,   Austria, Gerald FUCHS, Kaufbeuren, Germany, Andreas HOFER, Krenglbach, Austria, Walter SACHSSE, Mainz, Germany, Maik SCHILDE, Leipzig, Germany,          Benjamin STURLESE, Treviso, Italy, and Gerhard            WIDMANN, Mauerbach, Austria.

 

19:00   Dinner

 

21:00   Examination and species determination of live specimens of the genus Kinosternon and development of a new key to the species, part II

 

 

 

OPEN END

 

 

 

 

Sunday, April 28

 

09:15   Keeping and breeding the Ryukyu Leaf Turtle Geoemyda japonica – Gerhard WIDMANN, Mauerbach, Austria

           

09:45   News about my breeding project for freshwater turtles in Ecuador – Ferry GRUENEWALD, Zaandam, The Netherlands

           

10:15   Coffee break

 

10:30   Breeding McCordÕs Snake-neck Turtle Chelodina mccordi mccordi – Oliver ROEMPP, Dewangen, Germany

 

11:15   Breeding the Yucatan Box Turtle Terrapene yucatana – Harald ARTNER, Sitzenberg-Reidling, Austria

 

12:00   Lunch

 

13:00   Examination and species determination of live specimens of the genus Kinosternon and development of a new key to the species, part III

 

 

End of the conference at approximately 15:00.

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