On the landing of an olive ridley turtle at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu and updated record of incidental catches of sea turtles in India

Pillai, S Krishna (1998) On the landing of an olive ridley turtle at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu and updated record of incidental catches of sea turtles in India. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 157 . pp. 17-20.

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Abstract

Five species of the sea turtles, Lepidochelys olivacea (Olive ridley turtle), Chelonia mydas (Green turtle) Eretemochelys tmbricata (Hawksbill turtle), Caretta caretta (Loggerhead turtle) and Dermochelys coriacea (Leatherback turtle) are foimd along the coasts of India including Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:olive ridley; turtle; Kanyakumari
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Vizhinjam
ID Code:4976
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Deposited On:06 Oct 2010 10:47
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