Multiple carcasses of Olive Ridleys along Malvan Beach

Kumbhar, Digambhar S and Sonawane, M P and Sawant, D D and Salvi, P S (2019) Multiple carcasses of Olive Ridleys along Malvan Beach. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (239). pp. 23-24. ISSN 0254-380 X


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The Olive Ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) is protected under the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Maharashtra government along with NGOs are undertaking several efforts in conservation of sea turtles along the coast. There is a state sponsored incentive program of `500 for locating and sharing information with forest officials. Malvan coast in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra is known for turtle and fisheries interactions. Occasional turtle nestings can be seen between November to April.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multiple carcasses; Olive Ridleys; Malvan Beach
Subjects: Marine Turtle
Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2020 09:51
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2020 09:51

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