Sea turtles

Rajagopalan, M (2000) Sea turtles. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. Pillai, V N and Menon, N G,(eds.) CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 152-161.



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
ID Code:4211
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:04 Oct 2010 11:06
Last Modified:04 Oct 2010 11:06

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