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.
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.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Marine Turtle; Gulf of Mannar; Tamil Nadu|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||01 Jul 2011 18:06|
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