Lepidochelys kempii


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Related to Lepidochelys kempii: Dermochelys coriacea, Kemp's ridley sea turtle
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Noun1.Lepidochelys kempii - grey sea turtle of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North AmericaLepidochelys kempii - grey sea turtle of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of North America
ridley - a marine turtle
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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.
This study increases to 57 the herpetofaunistic species for this municipality, with eight new records: Crocodylus moreletti, Tantilla atriceps, Chelonia mydas, Lepidochelys kempii, Kinosternon scorpioides, Trachemys venusta, Terrapene carolina and Gopherus berlandieri.
Figure 1 showing a CT scan of position the lungs in a specimen of Lepidochelys kempii using a figure of WYNEKEN (2001).
Nuevo registro de la tortuga lora Lepidochelys kempii (Garman, 1880) en el Caribe colombiano.
Pueden considerarse razonablemente seguras tambien las otras 3 especies de tortugas existentes en Mexico: la gigantesca laud o de cuero, Dermochelys coriacea; la caguama, Caretta caretta, y hasta la vulnerable tortuga lora o cotorra, Lepidochelys kempii, cuya unica playa de anidacion en el mundo entero --ahora resguardada por infantes de marina y atendida por biologos--, se encuentra en la costa de Tamaulipas.
waters, those of most concern are the loggerhead, Caretta caretta, and Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempii.
Una de esas tortugas, la llamada lora o cotorra, Lepidochelys kempii, resulta extraordinaria, pues aunque normalmente vive en una extensa zona del Atlantico, desde el noreste de Estados Unidos hasta el Caribe, durante la temporada de desoye todos los adultos reproductores, machos y hembras, se congregan frente a la playa de Rancho Nuevo en el estado de Tamaulipas.
The offshore pound net fishery in the southern portion of Chesapeake Bay had been documented to incidentally take threatened and endangered Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, and loggerhead, Caretta caretta, sea turtles (Lutcavage and Musick, 1985; Bellmund et al.
The Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) Sea Turtle and Fisheries Ecology Research Laboratory attached platform terminal transmitters (PTT's) to eight Kemp's ridley sea turtles, Lepidochelys kempii, using Power-Fast+ (1) two-part marine epoxy during 2004-05 (Seney, 2008).