(1991) reported a 9- to 10-fold increase in the breathing frequency of trawled Kemp's ridley
Like all species of sea turtle, the Kemp's ridley
, Lepidochelys kempi, possesses temperature-dependent sex determination (TSD).
The Son Antonio Express News reports that a leading candidate is a remote section of Texas coast directly across from the Padre Island National Seashore, a refuge for thousands of migrating birds and home to the endangered Kemp's ridley
For biologists studying the Kemp's ridley
, the world's smallest and most endangered sea turtle, the 1998 nesting season offered hope that the species may survive.
In the case of some of the species on your list, like the rhino, the tiger, and the Kemp's Ridley
turtle to some extent, the pressures for the consumption of their products or trade are more immediate threats.
Most of the time, endangered Kemp's ridley
sea turtles swim around in the Atlantic Ocean.
-- Specimens of Kemp's ridley
and loggerhead sea turtles which died during captive rearing (1984 to 1996) were subjected to complete necropsy.
The endangered Kemp's ridley
sea turtle makes its home off Mexico's Gulf Coast, near Rancho Nuevo.
The Kemp's ridley
sea turtle, classified as "critically endangered" in the wild, was found by a member of the public on Saturday, December 12.
The animal is from the Kemp's Ridley
family of critically endangered turtles, native to the Caribbean and west Atlantic.
By the early evening, the 15 Kemp's Ridley
sea turtles and two loggerheads were nudged back into the water.
A young Kemp's ridley
turtle washed up dead on a beach at Llanon, Ceredigion, West Wales, earlier this month - just days after an older specimen was found on the Isle of Tiree in Scotland's Inner Hebrides.