Kemp's ridley


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Kemp's ridley

 (kĕmps)
n.
A sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastal waters, having a greenish-gray carapace.

[After Richard M. Kemp, American fisherman and naturalist who sent specimens to a marine biologist in the 1870s.]
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I'm at Padre Island National Seashore to learn about rare Kemp's ridley sea turtles, and as I walk to the park headquarters, I can't help but study the landscape for signs of the turtles.
gov/endoceanseaturtles/) sea turtle exist in the world's ocean, including the green, hawksbill, loggerhead, leatherback, olive ridley, Kemp's ridley and flatback.
Loggerhead, Kemp's Ridley and Hawksbill are all type of which creature?
Mae 'na bethau diddorol ar y naw yn cael eu golchi i'r lan bob hyn a hyn, ac un rhyfeddod ddaeth i'r fei mis Rhagfyr dwytha oedd crwban mor Kemp's Ridley (Lepidochelys kempii).
EMERGENCE PATTERN OF HATCHLING KEMP'S RIDLEY (LEPIDOCHELYS KEMPII) SEA TURTLES AT THEIR NATURAL NESTING BEACH.
A young Kemp's Ridley was found on the rocks in Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal, on Christmas Day by Coastwatch volunteer Aoife Flynn.
Almost all of the turtles washing up sick in Massachusetts are endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles, considered the smallest marine turtles in the world.
In the oceans, take the plunge with leaping Mobula Rays, Kemp's Ridley Turtles, Gray Whales and a unique gathering of the oceans gentle giants Whale Sharks.
The warm-water Kemp's ridley turtle was reported to the Marine Conservation Society after being found dead at Cefn Sidan beach, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire.
But it turns out that Matagorda Bay has endangered species of its own: the Kemp's ridley sea turtle, which is protected by both the U.
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.
The ocean surrounding the refuge is critical habitat for Kemp's ridley sea turtles and, occasionally, loggerhead turtles.