Phylogeography of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) on the east coast of India: implications for conservation theory

  title={Phylogeography of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) on the east coast of India: implications for conservation theory},
  author={Kartik Shanker and Jetty Ramadevi and Binod Chandra Choudhury and Lalji Singh and Ramesh Kumar Aggarwal},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
Orissa, on the east coast of India, is one of the three mass nesting sites in the world for olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea). This population is currently under threat as a result of fishery‐related mortality; more than 100 000 olive ridleys have been counted dead in the last 10 years in Orissa. In general, the globally distributed olive ridley turtle has received significantly less conservation attention than its congener, the Kemp's ridley turtle (L. kempi), because the latter is… 

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