Occurrence of the digenitic trematode Astrorchis renicapite (Leidy) (Family: Pronocephaudea) in the leathery turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Lynne) from the Indian Ocean

Lal Mohan, R S (1971) Occurrence of the digenitic trematode Astrorchis renicapite (Leidy) (Family: Pronocephaudea) in the leathery turtle Dermochelys coriacea (Lynne) from the Indian Ocean. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 69 . pp. 489-490.

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Abstract

In April 1962, a large male leathery turtle Dermoclrelys coriacea (Linne) which had got entangled in the gill nets was discarded by the fishermen near the Pamban landing centre on the Gulf of Mannar side of Rameswaram Island at about 11.00 a.m, The specimen measured 152.5 centimetres from snout to tail

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Digenitic trematode; Astrorchis renicapite; leathery turtle; Dermochelys coriacea; Indian Ocean
Subjects:Marine turtle
Invertebrata
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8284
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:21 Apr 2011 12:23
Last Modified:21 Apr 2011 12:23

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