Sea-turtle nesting relocation and hatchery management

Sea-turtle nesting relocation and hatchery management

      Twice this season (on the 30th of December, 2013 and the 13th of January 2014) turtle eggs were found in the Kundapura region. 102 turtle eggs were found in December in Marvanthe, and 81 turtle eggs were found in January in Nagoor. Our local sea-turtle expert, Mr. Daasi Kharvi, found them on both occasions.

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      Upon receiving the news, both times, the sea-turtle eggs were found and relocated to hatcheries in Marvanthe. The first batch of eggs has hatched as of the 21st of February, and the second batched of eggs hatched just last week! 


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