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Comparison of hatching success in green turtle (Chelonia mydas) nest that hatched naturally, relocat

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Comparison of hatching success in green turtle (Chelonia mydas) nest that hatched naturally, relocat

Abstract

Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas), is a marine reptile that the existence is endangered due to a various factors such as hunting and illegal turtle egg collection, marine environment pollution, and habitat damage caused by the human. The aim of this research was determine the success hatching rate of green turtle nest that hatched naturally, relocating and hatchery. Research was conducted in Juli-Augst 2012. This research uses descriptive method. From the data processing is known that the success of hatching in a naturally are 90.97%, hatching by relocating are 92.11%, and hatching in the hatchery unit are 84.62%. Based the comparison of hatching percentage rate, hatching by relocation better than naturally or hatchery unit, because the nest is considered unsafe relocated to the safe place.

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