Green turtle Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758) washed ashore at Visakhapatnam

Laxmilatha, P and Ranjan, Ritesh (2012) Green turtle Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758) washed ashore at Visakhapatnam. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (213). pp. 5-6.


Download (454kB)
Related URLs:


    A green turtle, Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758), the largest of the sea turtles, was found dead on the sandy shores of Visakhapatnam on 3rd August 2012. It is probable that it was hit by a boat propeller and washed ashore. It is a matter of concern since green turtles are endangered and are protected as per various international agreements.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Green turtle; Chelonia mydas; Visakhapatnam
    Subjects: Marine Turtle
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 09:49
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:54

    Actions (login required)

    View Item View Item