family Dermochelyidae


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Noun1.family Dermochelyidae - sea turtles
reptile family - a family of reptiles
Dermochelys, genus Dermochelys - type genus of the Dermochelyidae: leatherback turtles
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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.
HIRAYAMA & CHITOKU (1996): Family Dermochelyidae (Superfamily Chelonioidea) from the Upper Cretaceous of North Japan.