Pigeon Island has identified 4 species namely the Grey Reef Shark, Black Tip Shark, Hawksbill Turtle and Olive Ridley Turtle
along with coral reefs as the areas of focus for which they are collaborating with BRT as the experts in that field.
Another species, the olive ridley turtle
, used to nest on the Pakistani beaches but there was no authentic record of their presence for more than a decade till 2013 when WWF-P studies showed that a large population of this turtle existed in the offshore waters of Pakistan.
Odisha is also famous for Olive Ridley turtle
and the state is home to over 90 per cent of India's turtle population.
'May your tribe increase,' marine conservationists in Sarangani province said on Wednesday as they bade goodbye to the 84 olive ridley turtle
hatchlings they released at Barangay Cablalan here to their natural habitat.
There are five rare varieties of turtles; Green Turtle, the Loggerhead Turtle, the Hawksbill Turtle, the Olive Ridley Turtle
, and the Leatherback Turtle.
Some of the sights they come to see may include landscape photographer Glyn's exhibition and Menai, the Olive Ridley turtle
who washed up outside Frankie's Sea Zoo and is now thriving in her new home.
Oman is home to five species of turtles--Green Turtle, Loggerhead Turtle and Olive Ridley Turtle
, in addition to Hawksbill Turtle and Leatherback Turtle.
Olive Ridley turtle
was another species which used to nest on Pakistani beaches but
Olive Ridley turtle
was another species which used to nest on Pakistani beaches but no confirmed report of their nesting has been reported since last 14 years.
The olive ridley turtle
is also known as Pacific ridley.
Menai, as the Olive Ridley turtle
was dubbed, was found at the bottom of the drive of the Anglesey Sea Zoo in November 2016, thousands of miles from her natural home.
She was believed to be the first Olive Ridley turtle
ever to reach British waters, having been carried from the equatorial southern Atlantic Ocean.