Marine Turtles of Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu

Nammalwar, P and Rajagopalan, M (2000) Marine Turtles of Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu. In: Souvenir 2000. UNSPECIFIED,(ed.) Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam, pp. 95-98.

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Abstract

Marine turtles have very long geologic history. They were common in the Cretaceous , 130 million years ago and their fossil record extends back atleast 200 million years. They lived together with dinosaurs and have survived the giant plesiosaurus and Ichthyosaurus.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine Turtle; Gulf of Mannar; Tamil Nadu
Subjects:Marine turtle
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:8650
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:01 Jul 2011 18:06
Last Modified:01 Jul 2011 18:06

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