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Marine Turtles of the Indian Subcontinent

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Published by CRC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Marine biology,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Marine Biology,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Marine Life,
  • Reptiles & Amphibians,
  • Science / Marine Biology,
  • Ecology,
  • Animals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKartik Shanker (Editor), B.C. Choudhury (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages415
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8484646M
    ISBN 101420051083
    ISBN 109781420051087

    _Land of the Tiger: A Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent_ by Valmik Thapar is a beautiful coffee table type book that I originally bought for its gorgeous full color photos of Indian wildlife and natural landscapes but ended up reading its fairly extensive text (and was glad I did so)/5(5).   Olive Ridley turtle is one of the common sea turtles in the Indian subcontinent found in the Gulf of Kutch, coastal waters of Kerala, Tamilnadu, Orissa and Andaman islands. It is protected under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act as coastal pollution and development projects on sea coasts have had an adverse effect on the.

    Marine turtles of the western Indian Ocean. Certain palaeoecological criteria in the reconstruction of the Palaeogene palaeobiogeography of the Indian subcontinent are discussed. The Early Palaeogene is characterised by marine oscillations, a prolific invertebrate fauna, extensive coal facies development and outpouring of basaltic lava flows, the last being a feature connected with the movement of the Indian Plate and coinciding with a Cited by:

    The satellite tags used to track adult sea turtles are too large to put on the tiny new sea turtles, but satellite tags are getting smaller and smaller and now weigh as little as a U.S. nickel. Scientists are attempting to solve this mystery using small tags attached with glue that allows room for a hatchling sea . The Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas. Geologically, the Indian subcontinent is related to the land mass that rifted from Gondwana and merged with the Eurasian plate nearly 55 million years ago. Geographically, it is the peninsular region in south-central Asia Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, .


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Addressing this gap, Marine Turtles of the Indian Subcontinent documents the results of surveys carried out under the Sea Turtle project sponsored by the Indian government and the United Nations. With contributions from leading experts from a variety of disciplines, the book provides up-to-date information on the regional status and conservation efforts of sea turtles on the subcontinent.

The first book on marine turtles in India and the subcontinent, Marine Turtles of the Indian Subcontinent documents the results of surveys carried out under the Sea Turtle project sponsored by the Indian government and the united nations.

Marine turtles in the Indian subcontinent: a brief history / Kartik Shanker and B.C. Choudhury --Turtle trekker: Satish Bhaskar / Rom Whitaker --Background and scope of the GOI-UNDP Sea Turtle Project / S.C. Sharma --Distribution and status of marine turtles in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands / Harry V.

Andrews, Shreyas Krishnan, and Paridosh. Other Books. Marine Fishing Craft and Gear of Odisha. Marine turtles of the Indian subcontinent. Conservation Biology: A Primer for South Asia. Phone: +91 80 ; Email: @; Address Dakshin Foundation, #, 5th Main, 9th Cross, Sahakar Nagar C Block, Bengaluru.

In: Marine Turtles of the Indian Subcontinent. In K. Shanker & B.C. Choudhury (Eds.), Marine turtles around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands—their current status and distribution. 33– Status of sea turtles in the eastern Indian Ocean.

In: Biology and conservation of sea turtles (Ed. K Bjorndal), Washington D C: SmithsonianInstitutionPress,pAuthor: Basudev Tripathy. Marine turtles in India: research and conservation. Marine turtles in India: research and conservation sea turtles in the Indian subcontinent (Shanker and Choudhury, ).

How. India has a coastline of more than km which is rich in biodiversity. Apart from sustaining fishing grounds, India’s coastal waters and beaches provide foraging and nesting sites for a variety of marine species, including sea turtles. Five species of sea turtles are known to inhabit Indian.

the Gulf of Mannar has been described, show the long history of sea turtles here. Along the Indian coast, the state pioneers in research and conservation efforts of marine turtles (Valliapan and WhitakerWhitakerBhaskar ), and hosts one of the earliest community based marine turtle conservation programmes- The Students’File Size: 3MB.

Phone: +91 80 ; Email: @; Address Dakshin Foundation, #, 5th Main, 9th Cross, Sahakar Nagar C Block, Bengaluru - - Buy Colour Guide to the Turtles and Tortoises of the Indian Subcontinent book online at best prices in India on Read Colour Guide to the Turtles and Tortoises of the Indian Subcontinent book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Indraneil Das.

Sea turtles have long fascinated both biologists and conservationists. All of the seven species found in the world’s oceans are listed as either endangered or threatened. Of these, five species are found in waters of the Indian subcontinent. There are several important sites and populations in the Indian subcontinent, including the mass nesting beaches for.

Marine turtles of the Indian subcontinent (Edited by Kartik Shanker and BC Choudhury). Universities Press, This book documents the results of surveys carried out under a national sea turtle project support by the Government of India and UNDP. _Land of the Tiger: A Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent_ by Valmik Thapar is a beautiful coffee table type book that I originally bought for its gorgeous full color photos of Indian wildlife and natural landscapes but ended up reading its fairly extensive text (and was glad I did so).Cited by: 2.

15 Species of Tortoises and Turtles Found in India Turtles are fresh water and sea dwelling species and one of the oldest groups of reptiles in the world. Some of the species are comes under the endangered species of turtles in India, like Assam roofed turtle and Indian star tortoise are one of the most trafficked animals in the world and part.

Sea turtles are called living fossils for they have been on the earth in their present form for over million years. Of the five species of sea turtles found in the waters of the Indian subcontinent, which is the most populous species.

Keneps Ridley Loggerhead Olive Ridley Flatback. Many of foods from the Indian subcontinent go back over five thousand years. The Indus Valley people, who settled in what is now Northwestern Indian subcontinent, hunted turtles and alligator. They also collected wild grains, herbs and plants.

Many foods and ingredients from the Indus period (c. – B.C.) are still common today. In addition, all GOI UNDP sea turtle project results for are to be published in “Marine Turtles of the Indian subcontinent”, edited by Kartik Shanker and B.C. Choudhury (in press). The book also contains reviews of sea turtles in other south Asian countries, and other articles on sea turtles in India.

Deploying Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS) This is a collaborative project between ANET/Dakshin, Hong Kong University and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bangalore, that aims to monitor key indices of marine biodiversity in the A&N islands and identify its vulnerability to anthropogenic stressors using standardised census methods and latest molecular technologies.

Marine turtles long have been of great value to peoples of the Indian Ocean, nutritionally, economically, and culturally. Once directed primarily toward subsistence, the hunting of marine turtles for international trade has increased; today their populations are often so depleted that they are not only insignificant as resources, but are by:.

Indian Shield: Precambrian Evolution and Phanerozoic Reconstitution highlights unique evolutionary trends covering a period of over 3, million years, from the oldest crust to the most recent geological activity of the Indian Subcontinent.

The book discusses regional terrain geology in terms of the evolutionary history of the crust, describing how the Precambrian Shield evolved from a stable.The marine turtles of the oriental coast of Mexico: abundance, distribution, protection and capture.

En Twenty four Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and. Sea turtles have a soft or bony shell, flipper-like limbs, and spend 99% of their lives in the ocean. Their bodies have adapted to life in the ocean; they have a streamlined shell and flippers that allow them to swim quickly; furthermore, they can hold their breath for long periods of time, and they hydrate by drinking salt water and expelling the salt from glands behind their eyes.