Recent Submissions

  • Vietnam 

    Dung, Phan Hong (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    The seawater of Vietnam is recognized as a critical habitat for the sea turtles in the world. There are only 5 species of sea turtles , namely greens, hawksbill, olive ridley, loggerhead and leatherback turtles found in ...
  • Thailand 

    Charuchinda, Mickmin (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Thailand is located in the middle of the Indochinese Peninsula, between latitudes 5°27' and 20°27’N and longitudes 97°22' and 105°37’E. The Kingdom’s total area is 513,115 square kilometers, of which some 84 percent falls ...
  • Philippines 

    Cruz, Renato D. (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    There are five species of sea turtles that occur in the Philippines, namely green hawksbill, olive ridley, loggerhead and leatherback. Several locations for sea turtles nesting are shown in Table 6 (Cruz, 2004). The green ...
  • Myanmar 

    Aung, Cho Hla; Lwin, Maung Maung (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Myanmar is situated in the easternmost Indochina Peninsula. It boasts of richly-varied marine resources along extensive coastal shores which can be divided into three regions , namely Rakhine, Ayeyarwaddy and Gulf of Mottama ...
  • Malaysia 

    Ali, Ahmad; Talib, Zulkifli; Basintal, Paul; Bali, James (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Malaysia lies in the tropics within latitudes 1°-8°N and longitudes 100°-119°E and consists of Peninsular Malaysia, and the states of Sabah and Sarawak. Peninsular Malaysia is bounded by seas on all sides, except in the ...
  • Indonesia 

    Dermawan, Agus (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Indonesia is an archipelago country and its 17,500 islands and 81,000 km of total coastlines offer excellent habitat for sea turtles . Out of the seven species o f sea turtles in the world, six species have been identified ...
  • Cambodia 

    Sereywath, Pich (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Cambodia covers an area of 181,035 km2, including inland waters. Fisheries are divided into freshwater and marine sectors. Both sectors play a very important role for the economy and food security of rural people. However, ...
  • Brunei Darussalam 

    Sabtu, Mariani Haji (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
  • Sea turtle species of the Southeast Asian countries 

    Ali, Ahmad; Talib, Zulkifli; Yaacob, Ku Kassim Ku (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Six of seven species of living sea turtles in the world were confirmed to nest or inhabit the Southeast Asian waters. These are leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), green turtle (Chelonia mydas), olive ridley (Lepidochelys ...
  • Action taken by SEAFDEC on sea turtle research and conservation activities (1992-2003) 

    Ali, Ahmad; Talib, Zulkifli; Yaacob, Ku Kassim Ku; Chokesanguan, Bundit (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    The First SEAFDEC Workshop on Marine Turtle Research and Conservation was held in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia from 15-18 January 1996. The workshop was attended by participants from Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, ...
  • Background of SEAFDEC and ASEAN 

    Ali, Ahmad; Yaacob, Ku Kassim Ku (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center (SEAFDEC) is an intergovernmental agency established in 1967. The members o f SEAFDEC include Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, ...
  • Conservation and Enhancement of Sea Turtles in the Southeast Asian Region 

    Zulkifli, Talib; Ahmad, Ali; Ku Kassim, Ku Yaacob; Mahyam, Mohamad Isa (Marine Fishery Resources Development and Management Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2004)
    Southeast Asian countries have accorded great concern to the conservation and enhancement of sea turtles , both from the environmental and marine biodiversity point of view. These countries produce six of the seven living ...