Olive ridley turtle - Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Threat and conservation status
IUCN Red List status of threatened species
The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.
EU conservation status
The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.
Mentioned in the following international legal instruments and agreements
|Legal text||Annex||Conditions||More information|
|Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention)||http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp|
|Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals. (Bonn Convention)||http://www.cms.int/|
Annex II: migratory species which have an unfavourable conservation status and which require international agreements for their conservation and management, as well as those which have a conservation status which would significantly benefit from the international co-operation that could be achieved by an international agreement.
|All the species of the family Cheloniidae are concerned by Appendix II.|
|Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)||Whole Family Cheloniidae is concerned by appendix I.||http://www.cites.org/eng|
Common names and synonyms
|EoL||Encyclopedia of Life|
|Fauna Europaea search||Fauna Europaea|
|GBIF search||Global Biodiversity Information Facility|
|ITIS (Valid name)||Interagency Taxonomic Information System|
|NCBI search||National Center for Biotechnology Information|
|Species+||Species+ by UNEP-WCMC|
|WoRMS||World Register of Marine Species|