On two species of marine turtles caught off Dhanushkodi, Gulf of Mannar

Sankaralingam, S (1989) On two species of marine turtles caught off Dhanushkodi, Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 102. pp. 17-18.

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Abstract

A female leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea was captured in a trawl net operated from a 10 m long mechanised boat, 30 km southeast of Pamban opposite to Dhanushkodi at about 13 m depth. An Olive Ridley Lepidochelys olivacea was also landed by a trawl boat. The morphometric measurements (in cm) of the two turtles were tabled in the report.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Turtle; leatherback turtle; Olive Ridley; Lepidochelys olivacea; Dermochelys coriacea; Dhanushkodi; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects: Marine turtle
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Depositing User: Users 132 not found.
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2010 08:54
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:28
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4699

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