Nasser, A K V and Koya, C N Haneefa (2000) On a green turtle Chelonia mydas washed ashore at Minicoy Island,Lakshadweep. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 166 . pp. 19-20.
A green turtle was washed ashore on 10-8-98 about 1 km south of the Lakshadweep Harbour Works at Minicoy Information on the landings and bleaching of turtles from Lakshadweep are rare. Out of the four species of turtles found in Lakshadweep, Chelonia mydas is common. At Minicoy this species is reported to have nested in thousands in the past. Presently the nesting area has been reduced due to human inhabitation.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Green turtle; Chelonia mydas; Minicoy Island; Lakshadweep|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
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|Deposited On:||18 Sep 2010 10:39|
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