On the landing of a leatherback turtle

Ebenezer, I P and Joel, J J (1992) On the landing of a leatherback turtle. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 118. p. 20.


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A female of the least abundant sea turtle in the Indian seas, the leatherback turtle,Dermochelys coriacea Schlegelii locallyknown as 'odavitta amai\ was caught incidentally on 3-8-1991 in a boat seine operated 1 km off Colachel (western coast of Kanyakumarl district, Tamil Nadu) at 15 m depth. The morphometric measurements of the turtle is reported here.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Odavitta amai; leatherback turtle; Dermochelys coriacea Schlegelii; morphometric measurements
Subjects: Marine turtle
Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 12:27
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4349

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