A leathery turtle Dermochelys corzacea Linnaeus coming ashore for laying eggs during the day

Jones, S (1959) A leathery turtle Dermochelys corzacea Linnaeus coming ashore for laying eggs during the day. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 56 (1). pp. 137-138.

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Abstract

Sometime ago an interesting instance of the leathery turtle coming ashore for laying 'eggs during the day came to my notice and this is recorded here, since from the available literature it is seen that turtles in general come ashore for this purpose only during night time.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:A leathery turtle Dermochelys corzacea Linnaeus coming ashore for laying eggs during the day
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:5998
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:03 Nov 2010 16:49
Last Modified:03 Nov 2010 16:49

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