Marine Turtle - a valuable resource from the oceans

Jacob, P G (1973) Marine Turtle - a valuable resource from the oceans. Seafood Export Journal, 5 (1). pp. 149-152.



Turtles and tortoises are supposed to have the longest life-span among animals e ven though there are no conclusive evidence to prove this. They belong to Class Reptilia of the Sub-phylum Vertib rata i.e. back boned animals. According to Zoologists , for the la st 160 million ye ars they have not u ndergone any morphological changes. They are generally believed to have a lifespan of 300 to 400 years

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine Turtle; resource; oceans; reptile
Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:7513
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:16 Feb 2011 15:54
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