olive ridley


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olive ridley

n.
A sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) of tropical and subtropical waters especially of the eastern Pacific and Indian Oceans, having an olive-gray carapace.
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Noun1.olive ridley - olive-colored sea turtle of tropical Pacific and Indian and the southern Atlantic oceans
ridley - a marine turtle
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Summary: Ganjam (Odisha) [India] Feb 25 (ANI): Lakhs of endangered Olive Ridley turtles flocked the Rushikulya river mouth for their annual mass nesting in Odisha's Ganjam district.
Two species of marine turtles nest on the Karachi coast the green turtle (chelonia mydas) and the Olive Ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea).
Likewise many Olive Ridley turtles are caught in nets in Pakistani water but never go near a beach to nest.
Menai, as the Olive Ridley turtle was dubbed, was found at the bottom of the drive of the Anglesey Sea Zoo in November 2016, thousands of miles from her natural home.
She was believed to be the first Olive Ridley turtle ever to reach British waters, having been carried from the equatorial southern Atlantic Ocean.
Four species of turtles nest in Oman: loggerhead, hawksbill, green and olive ridley turtles.
Now, Khan is a scuba diver and mountaineer who works in Pakistan with the Olive Ridley Project, an international programme started in 2013 by two biologists concerned by the many Olive Ridley turtles getting caught in ghost nets in the Maldives.
Marife Castillo, head of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office in Olongapo City, said the newborn olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) hatched at All Hands beach here and were set free about 6 p.
The spots covering the nesting area of endangered turtle species, green and olive ridley were cleaned.
After having worked together with the Olive Ridley Project for years, in 2014, Coco Collection signed an official partnership with the charity to actively fight ghost nets and build turtle centres in the Maldives.
gov/endoceanseaturtles/) sea turtle exist in the world's ocean, including the green, hawksbill, loggerhead, leatherback, olive ridley, Kemp's ridley and flatback.
The protected territories also support the world's largest breeding populations of leatherback and olive ridley sea turtles.