Observations on the green turtle Chelonia mydas along the Gujarat coast

Siraimeetan, Pon (1988) Observations on the green turtle Chelonia mydas along the Gujarat coast. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Endangered Marine Animals and Marine Parks ; MBAI, 12-16 January 1985, Cochin.

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Abstract

The incidental catch of the green turtle Chelonia mydas by the bottom pair trawls operated by the Taiwanese Chartered Fishing Vessel MFV HWA KUO No. 2 during the period December 26, 1983— March 27, 1984 along the continental shelf and the continental slope off Gujarat Coast is reported. Data on the area and time of capture, depth, weather and sea conditions, size composition, sex ratio length-weight relationship and food of Chelonia mydas are presented in this account.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Green turtle; Chelonia mydas; Gujarat coast
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:2357
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:17 Aug 2010 05:29
Last Modified:17 Aug 2010 05:29

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