Observations on the ecology of nest and on some aspects of reproductive behaviour of the ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea from Calicut coast

Lal Mohan, R S (1986) Observations on the ecology of nest and on some aspects of reproductive behaviour of the ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea from Calicut coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 33 (1). pp. 39-44.

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Abstract

Natural environment of the nest of L. olivacea is described. Grain size of the nest and its moisture content and temperature, nesting season, clutch size, incubation period and the orientation of the neonates are discussed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Reproductive behaviour; ridley turtle; turtle; Lepidochelys olivacea; Calicut
Subjects:Marine turtle
Marine Biodiversity
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:371
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:09 Apr 2010 11:35
Last Modified:09 Apr 2010 11:35

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