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. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam, pp. 95-98.


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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
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2011 12:36
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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