On a green turtle Chelonia mydas washed ashore at Minicoy Island,Lakshadweep

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.


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    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.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Green turtle; Chelonia mydas; Minicoy Island; Lakshadweep
    Subjects: Marine Turtle
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Users 137 not found.
    Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2010 05:09
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4493

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