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Noun1.Cheloniidae - green turtles; hawksbills
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Chelonia, genus Chelonia - green turtles
Caretta, genus Caretta - loggerhead turtles
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Caracterizacion de la epibiosis en tortugas marinas (Chordata: Cheloniidae) arribadas en el municipio de Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico.
Period: June 2012-December 2016 Order Family Species Records Mammals Cingulata Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus (1) 1 Didelphimorphia Didelphidae Didelphis marsupialis (1) 1 Philander opossum 1 Perissodactyla Tapiridae Tapirus bairdii (2) 1 Reptiles Testudines Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas 1330 Eretmochelys imbricata 20 Caretta caretta 1 Dermochelyidae Dermochelys coriacea 19 Birds Pelicaniformes Unknown Unknown 1 1.
The turtle is a Pacific green sea turtle, belonging to the Cheloniidae family.
Occurrence of hawksbill turtles, Eretmochelys imbricata (Reptilia: Cheloniidae), near the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico.
Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Emydidae, Testudinidae, Trionychidae, Crocodylidae, Gavialidae, Agamidae, Chameleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae, Varanidae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, Hydrophiidae, Viperidae and Crotalidae (Khan, 2004, 2006).
Conservation concerns over the entanglement of nontarget species, including sharks, sea turtles (family Dermochelyidae and Cheloniidae), and marine mammals, led to the enactment of a series of time and area closures over a period of 19 years to reduce the bycatch of those species.
For example, in the Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia, Moulis (1997) found a significant decrease in emergence success from nests of the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta (L.) (Testudines: Cheloniidae), infested with Solenopsisinvicta Buren compared with uninfested nests.
In the original species list of the BCMP, three marine turtles were included: Caretta caretta (loggerhead sea turtle), Chelonia mydas (green turtle), and Eretmochelys imbricata (hawksbill sea turtle), all of which are from the Cheloniidae family (INE, 2000).
He said that Ras Al Jinz is a fishing village located in the turtles protected area in Ras Al Jinz, located on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and the coast of Ras Al Jinz is known to the world as an area where green turtles (Cheloniidae) lay their eggs in, adding that it is one of the largest and most important turtle nesting sites along the Indian Ocean coast, which is the only official location that visitors can see the turtles laying their eggs which is very impressive.
Hematological profile of Chelonia mydas (Testudines, Cheloniidae) according to the severity of fibropapillomatosis or its absence.