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dc.contributor.authorMacatuno, Allan
dc.coverage.spatialOlongapoen
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-11T05:04:43Z
dc.date.available2019-01-11T05:04:43Z
dc.date.issued2017-12-10
dc.identifier.citationMacatuno, A. (2017, December 10). 100 baby sea turtles released to open sea. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A6.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12174/3536
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPhilippine Daily Inquirer, Inc.en
dc.relation.urihttps://newsinfo.inquirer.net/951040/sea-turtles-lepidochelys-olivacea-all-hands-beach-pawikan-emerita-sebialen
dc.subjectSea turtlesen
dc.subjectAnimal welfareen
dc.subjectAquatic reptilesen
dc.subjectHatcheriesen
dc.subjectPredatorsen
dc.subjectMarine environmenten
dc.title100 baby sea turtles released to open seaen
dc.typenewspaperArticleen
dc.citation.journalTitlePhilippine Daily Inquireren
dc.citation.spageA6en
local.seafdecaqd.controlnumberPD20171210_A6en
local.seafdecaqd.extractAfter hatching in a busy beach resort here, some 100 baby sea turtles (pawikan) made their way back home on Saturday. The olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) were born at a hatchery of All Hands Beach and began their voyage as soon as they were released back to the open sea. "We let them crawl and reach the sea on their own. They have imprint characteristic. They imprint on the unique magnetic field of their birthplace and the female ones use this information to return to this beach to nest,” said Emerita Sebial, chief of the Protected Areas, Wildlife and Coastal Zone Management Services in Olongapo City. The female pawikan would return to this beach to lay eggs in the next 20 to 25 years, she said.en
local.subject.personalNameSebial, Emerita
local.subject.personalNameCastillo, Marife
local.subject.personalNamedela Llana, Amethya
local.subject.corporateNameProtected Areas, Wildlife and Coastal Zone Management Servicesen
local.subject.corporateNameEcology Center of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authorityen
local.subject.scientificNameLepidochelys olivaceaen
local.subject.scientificNameChelonia mydasen
local.subject.scientificNameEretmochelys imbricataen


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