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Humphrey, English anatomist, 1653-1708. See: Ridley circle, Ridley sinus, circulus venosus ridleyi.
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While most Kemp's ridley turtles originate from their primary rookery in Tamaulipas, Mexico (Carr, 1963; Hildebrand, 1963, 1982), what path these turtles take to reach Florida's coastal waters is uncertain.
WILDCOAST/COSTASALVAJE said the spill occurred at a very sensitive time for the hundreds of thousands of Olive Ridley turtles that were arriving to nest on Morro Ayuta beach, which had been polluted with oil residue.
On of the rare Kemp's ridley turtles that were discovered at Tresilian Bay
The area is famous for the Olive Ridley Turtles which return there every year to breed.
But with an attitude of "Never Say Die," our nation hasn't given up, As a result, we are witnessing a remarkable success story for one sea turtle species as Kemp's ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempii) once again crawl ashore to nest in Texas after years of head-starting and releases.
Data for Kemp's ridley turtles were concentrated in the 1-10 cm and 10-20 cm SCL size classes and were censored (randomized selection of n=105) in each of the two size classes (Table 1).
Two of them were very rare olive Ridley turtles which were trapped in the heavy sand and would have suffocated.
Morreale has also tracked migratory patterns for loggerhead turtles and Kemp's ridley turtles that summer off the coast of New York.
The most critically endangered sea turtles in the world -- called the Kemp's Ridley turtles -- are getting help from a surprising ally: the American shrimp industry.
Spot Olive Ridley turtles: Spend a night in February at the Gahirmatha Beach, 130 km from Bhubaneswar near Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary, to watch the rare Olive Ridley turtles coming to lay their eggs.
Visakhapatnam, Feb 18 ( ANI ): Lives of hundreds of endangered Olive Ridley turtles along the Visakhapatnam coast in Andhra Pradesh is under threat due to surge in commercial activities along the seashore.