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Noun1.Dermochelyidae - sea turtles
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Dermochelys, genus Dermochelys - type genus of the Dermochelyidae: leatherback turtles
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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.
Among the families are Dermochelyidae: leatherback sea turtles, Emydidae: basking and box turtles, Alligatoridae: alligators and caiman, Gekkonidae: geckos, Corytophanidae: basilisks, and Varanidae: monitors.
Anidacion de la tortuga Dermochelys coriacea (Testudines: Dermochelyidae) en playa Gandoca, Costa Rica.
Age and growth in leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea (Testudines, Dermochelyidae): a skeletochronological analysis.
The other chelonioid families are Cheloniidae, which include hawksbill, loggerhead and other marine turtles, and the Dermochelyidae, represented by a lone species of leatherback turtles.
Post-nesting movements of marine turtles (Cheloniidae and Dermochelyidae) tagged in the Guianas.