Recent Submissions

  • Physical mechanism on the ASEAN Sea-Turtle Researcher Network 

    Nasir, Mohd Taupek Mohd; Isa, Mansor Mat (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The paper refers that the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on ASEAN Sea Turtle Conservation and Protection by the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry in September 1997 indirectly provided the platform ...
  • Population genetics of sea turtle in Southeast Asia 

    Bakar, Yosni bin (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    Among the pertinent population questions commonly asked were those related to population sub-divisions, genetic distinction between populations and genetic variations between and among population. Substantial genetic ...
  • NGOs involvement in sea turtle conservation and management in the ASEAN region 

    Lau, Min Min (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    This paper summarizes the recent or on-going initiatives of NGOs in the ASEAN region in sea turtle conservation and management. It is based on feedback and reports from various countries within the ASEAN region. The key ...
  • Research, conservation and educational activities of the Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU), Universiti Putra Malaysia Terengganu 

    Chan, Eng-Heng; Liew, Hock-Chark (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The Sea Turtle Research Unit of University Putra Malaysia Terengganu (UPMT) was established in 1984, when research on sea turtles was first initiated in the University. Among the various research activities that have been ...
  • Regional marine turtle tagging and statistics in Southeast Asia 

    Ali, Ahmad; Ibrahim, Kamarruddin; Kadir, Syed Abdullah Syed Abdul (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The recommendations from the First Workshop on Marine Turtle Research and Conservation, held in January 1996, established the needs for the compilation of turtle statistics for the region and initiated as well as coordinated ...
  • The implementation on the use of TEDs and current research in Southeast Asia 

    Chokesanguan, Bundit (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The paper informed that the United States embargo on shrimps caught with gears not equipped with turtle excluder devices (TEDs) was unilaterally imposed on the Southeast Asian countries in May 1996. The countries affected ...
  • Status of sea turtle conservation and research in Thailand 

    Charuchinda, Mickmin; Chantrapornsyl, Supot (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    Conservation attempts are being made for the four remaining species of sea turtles in Thai waters, which are the green turtle (Chelonia mydas), the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), the olive ridley turtle ...
  • Research, conservation and management of marine turtles in Vietnam 

    Vinh, Chu Tien; Thuoc, Pham (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    In Vietnam, the turtle is considered as one of four cult animals, since it is believed to be a symbol for longevity. Five species of turtles: green turtle (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata), loggerhead ...
  • Turtle Islands Integrated Conservation and Development Project (ICDP): A collaborative government and NGO approach for management 

    De Veyra, Rhodora R.; Palma, Jose Angelito M. (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The Philippines Turtle Island is a significant green turtle rookery in the Asia. Unlike the Sabah Turtle Islands that is protected entirely by law, Baguan is the only island declared as a marine turtle sanctuary. In 1996, ...
  • ASEAN sea turtle conservation and management programme and collaboration with SEAFDEC 

    Akhir, Azmi Mat (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The main objective of the paper was to inform the ASEAN Regional Workshop on the existence of an ASEAN regional cooperation programme on sea turtle conservation and protection, forged through a Memorandum of Understanding ...
  • Research, conservation and management of marine turtles in the Philippines 

    Cruz, Renato D. (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The Philippines has accorded special importance of undertaking research programmes and conservation efforts in the management of turtles in the country. The paper describes the population and distribution of the various ...
  • Sea turtle conservation and management in Japan 

    Abe, Osamu (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    For conservation purposes, the Japanese government is directly regulating the taking of sea turtles, their international trade, domestic trade and possession of both animals and products; preventing eggs and hatchlings ...
  • Marine turtle management, conservation and protection programme in Malaysia 

    Ramli, Mohd Najib; Hiew, Kevin W. P. (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    Malaysia has since long been involved in turtle management, conservation and protection. Turtle survival in Malaysia is being threatened by among others, commercial exploitation, habitat destruction, fisheries interaction ...
  • Sea turtle conservation and protection activities in Myanmar 

    Maung, U Ohn (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    Four species of turtles were found in the past along the Mynamar Coast, which has many beach areas for the turtles to lay their eggs: green turtle (Chelonia mydas), loggerhead (Caretta caretta), hawksbill (Eretmochelys ...
  • Marine turtle research, management and conservation in Indonesia 

    Halim, Matheus H.; Dermawan, Agus (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The status of six species of marine turtles in Indonesia is reported: Chelonia mydas, Eretmochelys imbricata, Lepidochelys olivacea, Dermochelys coriacea, Caretta caretta, Natator depresus. The government of Indonesia has ...
  • Country report on status of sea turtle in Cambodia 

    Try, Ing (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    Five species of turtles in Cambodia were found, namely olive ridely, hawksbill, loggerhead, green and leatherback. The major problems affecting the decline in turtle population in this country is the heavy fishing activities ...
  • The management and conservation of marine turtles in Brunei Darussalam: Country report 

    Taha, Sabri Haji Mohd. (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    Out of the seven turtle species found in the world, only three species land to nest in Brunei Darussalam's beaches. These are the green turtle (Chelonia mydas), the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and the olive ...
  • Marine turtle population and conservation in the Southeast Asia Region 

    Wagiman, Sukarno bin (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The objective of this paper is to provide a brief review of biology and population status of sea turtles in the Southeast Asia Region. The report was compiled after a reassessment of the scientific literature on this region, ...
  • Report of the SEAFDEC-ASEAN Regional Workshop on Sea Turtle Conservation and Management 

    Nasir, Mohd Taupek Mohd; Karim, Abdul Khalil Abdul; Ramli, Mohd Najib (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1999)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) ASEAN Regional Workshop on Sea Turtle Conservation and Management was held in Kuala Terengganu, Malysia, from 26 to 28 July 1999. In the first session the Formulation ...