Lepidochelys olivacea

Lepidochelys olivacea Eschscholtz 1829

Common Names

Pacific Ridley; Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Taxonomy

  • Caouana dessumierii SMITH 1849 (synonym)
  • Caouana olivacea GRAY 1844 (synonym)
  • Caouana rüppelli GRAY 1844 (synonym)
  • Caretta caretta olivacea SMITH 1931 (synonym)
  • Caretta olivacea RÜPPELL 1835 (synonym)
  • Caretta remivaga Hay, 1908 (synonym)
  • Chelonia dussumierii DUMÉRIL 1835 (synonym)
  • Chelonia olivacea Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
  • Chelonia subcarinata RÜPPELL 1844 (synonym)
  • Lepidochelys dussumierii GIRARD 1858 (synonym)
  • Thalssochelys olivacea STRAUCH 1862 (synonym)

References

Ackerman, R. A. (1980).  Physiological and Ecological Aspects of Gas Exchange by Sea Turtle Eggs. Integrative and Comparative Biology (American Zoologist). 20(3), 575 - 583. Abstract
Charles, P., & Pritchard H. (1980).  The conservation of sea turtles: practices and problems. Integrative and Comparative Biology (American Zoologist). 20, 609-617. Abstract
Hendrickson, J. R. (1980).  The ecological strategies of sea turtles. Integrative and Comparative Biology (American Zoologist). 20, 597-608. Abstract
Hirth, H. F. (1980).  Some Aspects of the Nesting Behavior and Reproductive Biology of Sea Turtles. Integrative and Comparative Biology (American Zoologist). 20(3), 507 - 523. Abstract
Polovina, J. J., Howell E., Parker D. M., & Balazs G. H. (2003).  Dive-depth distribution of loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtles in the central North Pacific: Might deep longline sets catch fewer turtles?. Fishery Bulletin. 101, 189-193. Abstract