Dermochelys


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Noun1.Dermochelys - type genus of the Dermochelyidae: leatherback turtlesDermochelys - type genus of the Dermochelyidae: leatherback turtles
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Dermochelys coriacea, leatherback, leatherback turtle, leathery turtle - wide-ranging marine turtle with flexible leathery carapace; largest living turtle
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Herrera-Pavon told us that in addition to the presence of Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, and Eretmochelys imbricata, [greater than or equal to] 1 individual of Dermochelys coriacea had been captured, and other individuals observed, in the past in the Banco Chinchorro BR.
Helicops modestus -- Xenodon nattered -- Chelidae Platemys -- platycphala Cheloniidae Chelonia mydas Adult Eepidochelys Adult olivacea -- Dermochelyidae Dermochelys Adult coriacea Emydidae Trachemjs scripta -- Kinostemidae Yjnosternon -- leucostomum Podocnemididae Podocnemis -- imifilis Testudinidae Chelonoidis -- denticnlata Alligatoridae Caiman sp.
In 2004, an ESA Biological Opinion (NMFS, 2004b) for the fishery required an observer coverage increase to a minimum of 8% of total annual reported sets, to ensure that incidental takes of endangered leatherback sea turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, were adequately monitored and did not exceed authorized levels.
Ecology and nest site selection of leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea.
Las costas de Oaxaca, Mexico, son zonas de reproduccion de la tortuga golfina Lepidochelys olivacea, laud Dermochelys coriacea y en menor proporcion de prieta Chelonia agassizii.
with comments on the leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriacea L.
Dermochelys coriacea (23/02/2005) Nombre cientifico de la tortuga baula.
De estas especies, cinco usan el mar peruano en sus movimientos migratorios, como areas de forrajeo y posiblemente como habitat de desarrollo de individuos jovenes, y son: la tortuga laud o tortuga dorso de cuero Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761), tortuga verde Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758), tortuga golfina o tortuga pico de loro Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829), tortuga carey Eretmochelys imbricata (Linnaeus, 1766) y tortuga cabezona Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hays-Brown & Brown 1982).
Dermochelys coriacea es una especie migratoria que realiza extensos desplazamientos anuales entre los habitats de alimentacion, ubicados en las frias aguas circumpolares y las areas de reproduccion localizadas en las playas tropicales.
Anidacion de la tortuga Dermochelys coriacea (Testudines: Dermochelyidae) en playa Gandoca, Costa Rica.