Red-eared terrapin: Public education
Overall effectiveness category Awaiting assessment
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
Educating the public on the negative effects of releasing red eared terrapins Trachemys scripta from captivity could help to reduce the number of terrapins in the wild (Bringsøe 2006).
Bringsøe H. (2006) Trachemys scripta. NOBANIS – Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet. European Network on Invasive Alien Species, 13pp.