Endangered sea turtle trapped, released
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A large female green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) was accidentally trapped in a fishnet in the waters of Barangay Camanci Norte, Numancia, Aklan. After assessment showed it was in good condition, the marine turtle was released to the sea in Barangay Navitas, Numancia. The turtle weighed 59 kilos. It had a carapace length of 101.6 cm and width of 106.68 cm.
Endangered sea turtle trapped, released. (12, August 2017). Panay News, pp. 2, 14.
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Rare species; Sea turtles; Fishing nets; Threatened species; Resource conservation; Nature conservation; Nesting; Eggs; Water pollution; Population number; Habitat loss; Policies; Chelonia mydas; Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Protected Area Management and Biodiversity Conservation Unit (DENR-PAMBCU); Bustamante, Marcelo
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