Nair, P N Radhakrishnan and Badrudeen, M (1975) On the occurrence of the soft-shelled turtle, Pelochelys bibroni (Owen) in marine environment. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 22 (1&2). pp. 270-274.
A soft-shelled turtle, Pelochelys bibroni (Owen), caught alive from Palk Bay — a new record from the sourther part of lndian peninsula — proves beyond doubt that the species can tolerate the marine environment, as against the belief that it is purely a freshwater form. The behaviour of the animal was studied keeping it under captivity for 14 days.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||soft-shelled turtle; turtle; Pelochelys bibroni; marine environment|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||18 Jun 2010 13:44|
|Last Modified:||18 Jun 2010 13:44|
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