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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Abstract

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
ID Code:4349
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Deposited On:08 Sep 2010 17:57
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