Dermochelys coriacea


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wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace

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Bograd et al., "Movement patterns for a critically endangered species, the leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), linked to foraging success and population status," PLoS ONE, vol.
Four species of sea turtles nest along the 307 km Salvadoran coastline (in order of decreasing abundance): olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea [Eschscholtz]), green (Chelonia mydas [L.]), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata [L.]), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea [Vandelli]), which combined lay approximately 9,000 to 13,000 egg clutches per year in El Salvador (Vasquez et al.
Herrera-Pavon told us that in addition to the presence of Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, and Eretmochelys imbricata, [greater than or equal to] 1 individual of Dermochelys coriacea had been captured, and other individuals observed, in the past in the Banco Chinchorro BR.
KARACHI -- Another rare Leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) which accidently enmeshed in fishing net at Gwadar was released under supervision of WWFPakistan staff.
Five important turtle species; green turtle (Chelonia mydas) olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) and leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) have been reported in the Indian Ocean [2].
Las especies capturadas fueron: tortuga verde, Chelonia mydas agassizii (65.6%); tortuga cabezona, Caretta caretta (21.9%); tortuga golfina, Lepidochelys olivacea (7.8%) y tortuga laud, Dermochelys coriacea (4.7%).
En Venezuela se encuentran cinco de las ocho especies de tortugas marinas reconocidas a nivel mundial: tortuga carey (Eretmochelys imbricata), tortuga verde (Chelonia mydas), tortuga caguama (Caretta caretta), tortuga guaragua o mani (Lepidochelys olivacea) y tortuga cardon (Dermochelys coriacea).
Five sea turtle species use the Brazilian coast for reproduction and feeding: loggerhead (Caretta caretta Linnaeus, 1758), green (Chelonia mydas Linnaeus, 1758), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea Vandelli, 1761), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea Eschscholtz, 1829) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata Linnaeus, 1766) (Marcovaldi and Dei Marcovaldi, 1999).
Among the world's seven marine turtle species, three species are regularly observed in the Mediterranean: the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, the green turtle, Chelonia mydas, and the leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea.
Esta relacion tambien se ha observado en las poblaciones desovantes de la tortuga verde (Chelonia mydas; Balazs y Chaloupka, 2004), la siete filos del Pacifico (Dermochelys coriacea; Saba et al., 2007) y la tortuga carey (Eretmochelys imbricata) en Seychelles (Broderick et al., 2001).
All species of sea turtles in the western Atlantic Ocean occur in Florida's Atlantic waters (Caldwell and Carr, 1957), including loggerhead; green; leatherback, Dermochelys coriacea; hawksbill, Eretmochelys imbricata; and Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, turtles.