Turtle export from the southeast coast of India during 1945-'64 period

Pillai, A Agastheesa (1996) Turtle export from the southeast coast of India during 1945-'64 period. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 145 . p. 16.

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Abstract

The Green turtle Chelonia mydas called 'Peramai' in Tamil, a protected reptilian wildlife which constituted about 89% of the five species of marine turtles caught in the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay were regularly exported to Sri Lanka from Pamban and Kilakkarai Port Offices of the Gulf of Mannar coast from 1945 to 1964. The particulars of export are given

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Turtle export; southeast coast; India
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
ID Code:5018
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Deposited On:07 Oct 2010 14:51
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