Olive ridley sea turtle

The olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, is a medium-sized species of sea turtle found in warm and tropical waters, primarily in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

The olive ridley is a small sea turtle, with an adult carapace length averaging 60 to 70 cm. The heart-shaped carapace is characterized by four pairs of pore-bearing in ...

framarginal scutes on the bridge, two pairs of prefrontals, and up to 9 lateral scutes per side.

Conservation successes for the olive ridley have relied on well-coordinated national programs in combination with local communities and nongovernment organizations, which focused primarily on public outreach and education.  Wiki

Olive ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys olivacea News

  • First Sea Turtle Sighting For 2017

    First Sea Turtle Sighting For 2017

    Theyre here! The first sea turtle sighting was reported today October 2, 2017 off the shore of Taboc, La Union, a known feeding area for sea turtles. The 70 cm adult female olive ridley sea turtle was found struggling in fishing nets by fishermen who quickly jumped in the water and saved her from impending suffocation and exhaustion. She was then brought to the CURMA hatchery where she was examined and tagged on her left front flipper. Shortly after, she was released back into the ocean.

    CURMA volunteer, Dixie Palmos, urges everyone to help protect olive ridley sea turtles because they help ...

  • Sea Turtles And Sea Caves Doing Bataan Part 2

    Sea Turtles And Sea Caves Doing Bataan Part 2

    It has been a while since we last drove down the national highway at Bataan. Something like two decades. So we knew a lot would have changed by now. As we drove down from Dinalupihan into Balanga last week, the wider roads, urbanized town centers, shopping malls and heavier vehicular traffic confirmed our suspicions. However, as we veered away from the eastern coast and cut across the peninsula towards the towns of Bagac and Morong on the opposite western side, an old and familiar Bataan came into view.

  • Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Spotted In Opol Misamis Oriental

    Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Spotted In Opol Misamis Oriental

    An uncommon marine life visited the shoreline of Opol (within Roan Beach Resort and Apple Tree Resort and Hotel) approximately 3:00 in the afternoon today. The sighting was then reported to the nearest DENR office and made an action by the MENRO (Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer) of the Municipality.

    Upon reaching the information delivered to me by Allan Quisa-ot, one of my colleagues, i immediately made a quick check of the uncommon sighting revealed then after as a Turtle. The carapace of this turtle has an olive-colored, rounded and relatively heart-shaped, while the u ...

  • 2 Pawikan Nalambat Sa Sorsogon

    2 Pawikan Nalambat Sa Sorsogon

    Dalawang olive ridley turtle na naipit sa lambat nga mga mangingisda ang itinurn-over sa Municipal Agriculture Office, Miyerkoles ng umaga.

    Tinatayang aabot sa 40-50 na kilo ang bawat isang pawikan.

    Ayon sa mga awtoridad, papakawalan din sa karagatan ang mga pawikan ngayong araw.

    Ito na ang ika-walo at ika-siyam na pawikan na naiturn-over sa lokal na pamahalaan ng bayan ngayong taon.

    Isa ang olive ridley turtle sa mga uri ng pawikan na endangered na.

  • Pet Pawikan Regains Freedom After 8 Years

    Pet Pawikan Regains Freedom After 8 Years

    Here's what happens when humans trifle with the natural order of things.

    "George", a male sea turtle first kept as a pet in Olongapo City, finally swam to freedom at the Camayan Beach Resort here on Tuesday, after spending eight years of rehabilitation at the animal center of the Ocean Adventure theme park.

    Robert Gonzaga, officer in charge of the theme park, said the turtle had to "unlearn" being dependent on human beings for survival, so his eventual release took this long.

    "The problem was that George had become used to being fed and taken care of by humans, so we had to teach hi ...

  • Sea Turtles Find A Haven In Hamilo Coast

    Sea Turtles Find A Haven In Hamilo Coast

    A haven for sea turtles is located only 90 minutes away from the bustling Metro Manila cityscape. SM's premiere ecotourism development Costa del Hamilo combines comfortable urban living with nature and adventure, giving guests the chance to see a miracle of life ??" sea turtles hatching only a few steps away from their rooms.

    Exactly 46 Olive Ridley hatchlings emerged from their nest on the morning of February 5, 2017. Lucky guests were able to witness the hatchlings rush their way across the sand and into the sea. WWF-Philippines representatives, President and CEO Joel Palma as well as Cos ...