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Rearing the Olive ridley Lepidochelys olivacea in artificial sea water

Rearing the Olive ridley Lepidochelys olivacea in artificial sea water Oxford. OH: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. Miami University. Ncu. Ynrii: Columbia University Press. \ox & W M X ~JR( . (1981): Hcrpcrokle, I ! / . i Bru:i/. (Facsimile reprint of 18%183 cdition.) Manuscript submitted 13 November 1985 $3The Zoologicel Society of London Rearing the Olive ridley Lc~pidodit+ oliwc.iw in artificial sea water S . PAULRAJ'. S. SUBBARAYALU NAIDU' & J. PAKKIARAJ3 ..lssi.sttrtit Coti.si~rwror Forc~sts. of 'Director and 'Ranger, Arignar Anna Zoological Ptrrk , Mtrtlrtrs-Ci~H~OIX. Itittiu The Olive ridley Lc~piiloth~l!:~ oliwcecc is a marine turtle which occurs in an uneven distribution along the tropical mainland >bores of the Pacific and Indian oceans; on rare occasions it may also be found in mid-ocean or close to oceanic islands (Pritchiird & Trebbau. 1984). The species is characlerised by its triangular head. relatively wide carapace. olive green dorsuni and unusually large number of costal scum (typically five to nine on each side). The neck is short and thick, being only slightly retractile. The Olive r,dley IS the smallest of the sea turtles. the adults having a carapace length ol' c.65 70 cm although ranges of 5 1 . 5 - 7 5 cm have been reported from http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Zoo Yearbook Wiley

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Wiley
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© 1987 The Zoological Society of London
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0074-9664
eISSN
1748-1090
DOI
10.1111/j.1748-1090.1987.tb03140.x
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Oxford. OH: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles. Miami University. Ncu. Ynrii: Columbia University Press. \ox & W M X ~JR( . (1981): Hcrpcrokle, I ! / . i Bru:i/. (Facsimile reprint of 18%183 cdition.) Manuscript submitted 13 November 1985 $3The Zoologicel Society of London Rearing the Olive ridley Lc~pidodit+ oliwc.iw in artificial sea water S . PAULRAJ'. S. SUBBARAYALU NAIDU' & J. PAKKIARAJ3 ..lssi.sttrtit Coti.si~rwror Forc~sts. of 'Director and 'Ranger, Arignar Anna Zoological Ptrrk , Mtrtlrtrs-Ci~H~OIX. Itittiu The Olive ridley Lc~piiloth~l!:~ oliwcecc is a marine turtle which occurs in an uneven distribution along the tropical mainland >bores of the Pacific and Indian oceans; on rare occasions it may also be found in mid-ocean or close to oceanic islands (Pritchiird & Trebbau. 1984). The species is characlerised by its triangular head. relatively wide carapace. olive green dorsuni and unusually large number of costal scum (typically five to nine on each side). The neck is short and thick, being only slightly retractile. The Olive r,dley IS the smallest of the sea turtles. the adults having a carapace length ol' c.65 70 cm although ranges of 5 1 . 5 - 7 5 cm have been reported from

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International Zoo YearbookWiley

Published: Jan 1, 1987

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