On a leatherback turtle caught from Palk Bay, off Mandapam

Rao, P Vedavyasa and Jayaprakash, A A and Ramamoorthy, M (1989) On a leatherback turtle caught from Palk Bay, off Mandapam. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 95. p. 9.

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Live leatherback turtle Dermochelyscoriacea, popularly known as 'Eluvarai aamai' or 'Dhoni aamai' in Tamil, got entangled in gill net ('Choodai valai') operated by one of theme chanised indigenous boats in the fishing ground, 12 km northwest of Mandapam in the Palk Bay, was brought ashore at the Mandapam fish landing centre near the fish farm of the Regional Centre.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: leatherback turtle; Palk bay; Mandapam; Dermochelyscoriacea; Eluvarai aamai
Subjects: Marine turtle
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 06:33
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2900

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