Note on the leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) rescued at Vizhinjam, Kerala

Anil, M K and Kingsly, H Jose and Raju, B and Suresh, K K and George, Rani Mary (2009) Note on the leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761) rescued at Vizhinjam, Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series (200). p. 23.

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Abstract

A large leather back turtle was rescued on 17th June 2008 from fishermen at Vizhinjam landing centre. It was entangled in a gill net and was brought to the landing centre for handing over the same to illegal traders. However, the forest officials along with police personnel intervened and the turtle was released back.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dermochelys coriacea; Leatherback turtle
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Vizhinjam
ID Code:4011
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Deposited On:16 Sep 2010 16:25
Last Modified:26 May 2012 10:29

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