Tag Archive: turtles

Apr 20 2016

Turtle eggs between threats and conservation initiatives

Photo Credit: Florida Memory Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     In some places turtle meat and eggs are considered important food source to local people while in other places meat and eggs are considered a delicacy. Others customarily consume sea turtle meat in observance of religious holidays. Turtle eggs have …

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Aug 15 2015

Sea Turtle Rescue program in Italy

Photo credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Patricia Martin Cabrera and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture was taken in the Lampedusa Turtle Rescue Center, Italy upon the release of a recovered turtle into the sea. The center cares for and rehabilitates injured turtles as well as those caught …

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Jun 11 2014

Hawksbill sea turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata (Threats and conservation measures)

Credit for the photo: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Site and video channel founder) This photo was taken at mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia The role of Hawksbills in the ecosystem is significant. For example, the hawksbills have been found essential for healthy reefs through controlling sponges …

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Dec 16 2013

Sea turtles (introduction – distribution – breathing – salt glands – utilization) – Video

Video credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia)  –   Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal This video was taken in mundo marino and te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo, Colombia Introduction: Sea turtles have been around for a very long time and are one of the earth’s most ancient creatures since the time of dinosaurs which …

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Jul 01 2013

Aquariums – MUNDO MARINO (Te mostramos lo que pasa en el fondo), Colombia

Photo credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) Information: translated from the Spanish version could be found on the website: http://imagenes.tupatrocinio.com/imagenes/5/7/3/6/65736070091555577057545152514548/Mundo%20Marino%20Te%20mostramos%20lo%20que%20pasa%20en%20el%20fondo.pdf The Marine World Aquarium (el Acuario Mundo Marino) is considered among the largest aquariums in South America. The aquarium is playing a significant role in enhancing visitors’ knowledge, conservation and proper use of marine resources. The …

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Jun 27 2012

Green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas (Description & key biological parameters, distribution range & habitats, and feeding habits) Video

This photo was taken in Monterey Bay Aquarium, USA. The green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas is the largest species of the Cheloniidae family. Green sea turtles are named after the green color of their body fat which is green from the plants they eat. Description and key biological parameters: Green sea turtles are one of …

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