Nesting site and hatching of olive ridley reported from Palshet, Ratnagiri, N. Kanara coast

Katkar, B N (1991) Nesting site and hatching of olive ridley reported from Palshet, Ratnagiri, N. Kanara coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 108 . p. 16.

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On 26 - 12 - '89 about 100 to 150 hatchlings (young ones) of the Olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea were observed on the beach of Palshet landing centre in Ratnagiri district. Enquiries with the local fishermen revealed that about 150 - 200 hatchlings had moved towards the sea at that spot on 25 - 12 - '89. The sand pits (nesting pits) 10 to 20 m from the shore contained many empty shells. About five live young ones were brought to Ratnagiri and kept in marine aquarium

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Nesting site and hatching; Palshet Ratnagiri; Lepidochelys olivacea; olive ridley turtle
Subjects:Aquaculture > Mariculture
Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
ID Code:4606
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Deposited On:15 Sep 2010 16:44
Last Modified:15 Sep 2010 16:44

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