Turtle conservation activities in Tambaldeg village, Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra

Sugumar, Ramkumar and Akhilesh, K V and Tandel, Swapnil and Mhatre, V D (2017) Turtle conservation activities in Tambaldeg village, Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). p. 32. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Tambaldeg village in Devgad taluka is a famous tourist place in the Sindhudurg district. During a field visit to Tambaldeg beach on 24th April 2017, six carcasses of adult olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea and one of green turtle Chelonia mydas were observed in decomposed state. This beach is a turtle nesting site and the Forest department of Maharashtra with the support of local fishers is undertaking awareness programs for turtle conservation including hoardings displayed on conservation of turtles along the beach. Protection of nesting turtles and eggs is also undertaken by the local communities.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Turtle conservation; Tambaldeg village; Sindhudurg district; Maharashtra
    Subjects: Marine Turtle
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 05:07
    Last Modified: 26 Jun 2018 05:07
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12902

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