Nesting Habitat Suitability for Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys Olivacea) at the Gahirmatha Rookery, Odisha Coast of India

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Satyaranjan BEHERA; Basudev TRIPATHY; Kupuswamy SIVAKUMAR; Binod Chandra CHOUDHURY; Chandrasekhar KAR;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
  • Journal: International Journal of Conservation Science (issn: 2067-533X, eissn: 2067-8223)
  • Subject: Olive ridley | Nesting beach | Gahirmatha | Arribada | Threat | Odisha | India | Fine Arts | N | Arts in general | NX1-820

The changes in the beach dynamics at Gahirmatha sea turtle rookery along Odisha coast of India have forced the olive ridley turtles to nests in a non-conducive environment. In the recent past, non-availability of nesting beach due to erosion was hypothesized to be one o... View more
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