With this, the number of dead turtles found on the coast rose to 87, in the past three months, they said.
Out of the 87 carcasses, 56 were of males and 31 of females, a senior forest official said.
The turtles could have died in deep sea due to various reasons and their carcasses were washed ashore, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Berhampur A K Behera said.
The DFO ruled out the possibility of the turtles dying due to the movement of mechanised fishing trawlers near the Rushikulya river mouth.
"We have taken stringent steps to restrict the movement of the mechanised trawlers near the coast. There were no reports of movement of fishing trawlers in the no-fishing zone," said Behera.
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