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Aldabra

(ælˈdæbrə)
n
(Placename) an island group in the Indian Ocean: part of the British Indian Ocean Territory (1965–76); now administratively part of the Seychelles
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She then set about a doctorate specialising in marine algae that took ten years to complete in between expeditions to far-flung spots such as Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles, and the Galapagos Islands.
According to the report, "three World Heritage-listed  coral reefs - the Aldabra Atoll in the Indian Ocean, the Belize Barrier Reef in the Atlantic, and Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the biggest on Earth - have been affected by 'devastating' bleaching events over the last three years," said the IUCN report.
The egg dimensions observed in this study were similar to those described in other isolated populations such as Cocos-Keeling Islands and the Aldabra Atoll (Table 2).
Silhouette Cruises cruised these waters and sailed to the outer islands inclusive of the renowned Aldabra Atoll.
Caption: Officials have voted to use gigantea as part of the species name describing the iconic giant tortoises of the Aldabra Atoll in the Indian Ocean.
At Aldabra Atoll, Indian Ocean, Stevens (1984) found that males mature at about 239 cm TL and females at about 216 cm TL.
Visitors on a long stay often plan an island hop, taking in Praslin - home of the Vallee de Mai Unesco World Heritage Site - or Aldabra Atoll, which is closer to Madagascar than Mahe and is home to unique birds, marine life and giant tortoises.