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Bibliography of the reptiles of the
Indian Ocean

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.


Anonymous. 1981. Recently extinct reptile faunas from the southwest Indian Ocean. British Museum (Natural History) Report 1978-1980: 52-56.

Ahmed, S. 1978. Sea-snakes of the Indian Ocean in the collections of the Zoological survey of India together with remarks on the geographical distribution of all Indian Ocean species. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 17(1) [1975]: 73-81.

Bauer, A.M. 1990. Phylogeny and biogeography of the geckos of southern Africa and the islands of the western Indian Ocean: a preliminary analysis. pp. 275-284. In: Peters, G. & HŘtterer, R. (eds.). Vertebrates in the Tropics. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Vertebrate Biogeography and Systematics in the Tropics, Bonn, June 5-8, 1989. Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Institute and Zoological Museum, Bonn. 424 pp.

Boulenger, G.A. 1909. A list of the freshwater Fishes, Batrachians, and reptiles obtained by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner's Expedition to the Indian Ocean. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (Ser. 2) 12: 291-301.

Bourjea, J.; Ciccione, S.; Lauret-Stepler, M.; Marmoex, C.; Jean, C. 2010. The Eparses Islands: twenty-five years of research on marine turtles. Bulletin de la Societe Herpetologique de France 139-140: 95-111.

Bourjea, J.; Clermont, S.; Delgado, A.; Murua, H.; Ruiz, J.; Ciccione, S.; Chavance, P. 2014. Marine turtle interaction with purse-seine fishery in the Atlantic and Indian oceans: lessons for management. Biological Conservation 178: 74-87.

Bourjea, J.; Saivignet, H. 2014. Des Tortues et des ╬les. ╔ditions Regard du Vivant, Castelnau-Le-Lez. 203 pp.

Deraniyagala, P.E.P. 1977. The history of marine herpetology of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 16(3) [1974]: 793-806.

Frazier, J. 1980. Exploitation of marine turtles in the Indian Ocean. Cytologia (Tokyo) 8(4): 329-370.

Frazier, J. 1982. Status of Sea Turtles in the central western Indian Ocean. pp. 385-389. In: Bjorndal, K.A. (ed.). Biology and conservation of sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 583 pp.

Frazier, J. 1982. Subsistence hunting in the Indian Ocean. pp. 391-396. In: Bjorndal, K.A. (ed.). Biology and conservation of sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 583 pp.

Frazier, J. 1984. Marine turtles in the Seychelles and adjacent territories. Monographiae Biologicae 55: 417-468.

Frazier, J.G. 1975. Marine turtles of the western Indian Ocean. Oryx 13(2): 164-175.

Henkel, F.W.; Schmidt, W. 1995. Amphibien und Reptilien Madagaskars, der Maskarenen, Seychellen und Komoren. Verlag Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart. 311 pp.

Hnatiuk, S. 1977. A tortoise too many. Hemisphere 21(10): 33-36.

Howell, K. 1997. Class Reptilia - reptiles. pp. 366-371. In: Richmond, M.D. (ed.). A guide to the seashores of eastern Africa and the western Indian Ocean islands. SIDA/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC, Stockholm. 448 pp.

Hughes, G. 1975. Turtles. Project 648. Marine turtle populations in the south-western Indian Ocean - survey. World Wildlife Yearbook 1974-1975: 216-222.

IUCN East Africa Regional Office & IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group. 1996. A Marine Turtle Conservation Strategy and Action Plan for the Western Indian Ocean. International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Cambridge. 24 pp.

Jacobs, G. 1976. Keys to the herpetofauna of the eastern Hemisphere. Part 5. Europe, Indian Ocean and islands, and Indo-Australian archipelago. Smithsonian Herpetological Information Service 35: 1-8.

Kannan, P.; Rajagopalan, M. 2005. Sighting of Sea Turtles in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter 2: 7-9.

Kar, C.S.; Bhaskar, S. 1982. Status of Sea Turtles in the eastern Indian Ocean. pp. 365-372. In: Bjorndal, K.A. (ed.). Biology and conservation of sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 583 pp.

Murty, V.S.; Easterson, D.C.V.; Fernando, A.B. 1969. Bibliography of the Indian Ocean 1968 (with a supplement for 1962-1967). Bulletin Cent. Mar. Fish. Res. Inst. 5: 1-146.

Noegel, R.P. 1967. Scanning the Indian Ocean Islands. International Turtle and Tortoise Society Journal 1(6): 30-36.

Pilcher, N.; Ismail, G. (eds.). 2000. Sea Turtles of the Indo-Pacific: research management and conservation. Proceedings of the Second ASEAN Symposium and Workshop on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. ASEAN Academic Press, London. 361 pp.

Ross, J.P.; Barwani, M.A. 1982. Review of Sea Turtles in the Arabian area. pp. 373-383. In: Bjorndal, K.A. (ed.). Biology and conservation of sea turtles. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 583 pp.

Vols°e, H. 1939. The sea snakes of the Iranian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Danish Scientific Investigation in Iran 1: 9-45.

Yogamoorthi, A.; Selvi, D. 1999. Are the marine turtles threatened? The Indian Ocean regional scenario. pp. 35-42. In: Sharma, B.D. (ed.). Indian wildlife resources ecology and development. (A study of ecology, conservation, economic and applied aspects of Indian wildlife resources). Daya Publishing House, Delhi. 278 pp.