How Many Eggs Do Sea Turtles Lay?

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Sea turtle eggs are soft-shelled and papery to leathery in texture and they come ashore to build nests and lay their eggs. They may lay clutches containing on average 50-160 eggs or more, and may lay more than one clutch in a season depending on the specie. Hawksbill turtles lay the largest clutches, which may contain over 200 eggs while Flatback turtles lay the smallest clutches approximately 50 eggs per clutch.
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