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Rid·ley

(rid'lē),
Humphrey, English anatomist, 1653-1708. See: Ridley circle, Ridley sinus, circulus venosus ridleyi.
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Interpreting signs of olive ridley recovery in the Eastern Pacific.
A rare Olive Ridley sea turtle, named 'Barnacle', checked out of Jumeirah Al Naseem's turtle rehabilitation lagoon on May 11 along with more than 70 critically endangered hawksbill turtles, who had all been nursed back to health by the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP), headed back home into the waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Olive Ridleys in Odisha are offered legal protections by the Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary and under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act and the Orissa Marine Fisheries Regulation Act.
These efforts have made the Cabo San Lucas Bay and Los Cabos a safe and vitally important nesting area for the olive ridley sea turtle.
In February 2008, nearly 700 Olive Ridleys were declared dead on the beaches of Appikonda, Tantadi, Mutyallammapalem and Tikkavanipalem.
Thousands of olive ridleys from arribada (4) populations in India face death annually from incidental capture and drowning by coastal trawlers and gill nets, and many green turtle population throughout the world are overexploited for subsistence and commercial purposes.
A TURTLE that looks like an Olive Ridley was found yesterday by two Bahraini youth, two days after the GDN reported about the first being spotted by marine experts.
According to ecologists, commercial trawling has killed the most number of Olive Ridleys in India.
The olive ridley population along Oaxaca's 310-mile coastline is one of the most productive in the world and a main source of egg poaching.
Global CPR participants also traveled to Playa San Miguel on a mission to protect the coastal habitat of the endangered leatherback and olive ridley sea turtles.
5% of olive ridleys were juveniles, and 70% of leatherbacks were juveniles.
During the winter season, the endangered Olive Ridleys move in large synchronised concentrations to three major nesting sites along the Orissa coast.