Sea turtles

Rajagopalan, M (2000) Sea turtles. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 152-161.


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All five species of the turtles occurring in the Indian seas are placed in Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection] Act 1972 thereby according them complete protection from exploitation. The programme at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute on the conservation and management of endangered sea turtles generated a good amount of awareness on sea turtles at various levels and these efforts would go a long way in strengthening the national effort in the conservation and management of sea turtles.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sea turtles
Subjects: Marine turtle
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 05:36
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:26

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