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Flatback sea turtle


The flatback sea turtle (Natator depressus) is a sea turtle located along the sandy beaches and shallow coastal waters of Australia. They can only be found in the ...

Sea Turtle Conservancy :: Flatback Sea Turtle


Common Name: Australian flatback - named because its shell is very flat. ... Threats to Survival: Sea turtles are threatened with capture, harvesting of eggs, ...

Flatback Sea Turtles, Natator depressus ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Flatback Sea Turtles, Natator depressus, Reptilia, Testudines, Cheloniidae, including their world range and habitats, feeding ...

Flatback Sea Turtle | Sea Turtle, Inc


Species name: Flatback sea turtle. Nombre en Español: Tortuga Franca Oriental. Latin Name: Natator depressus. Family: Cheloniidae. IUCN Endangered ...

Flatback Sea Turtles - Sea Turtles 911


Flatback Sea Turtles from Australia nest 4 times each season and lay 50 eggs on average, which are quite large compared with other sea turtle species.

Flatback turtle videos, photos and facts - Natator depressus | ARKive


One of just seven species of sea turtle, the flatback turtle is distinguished by its restricted distribution and its very flat carapace, or upper shell. The fleshy ...

Flatback Sea Turtle Facts - Marine Life - About.com


Facts about the flatback sea turtle, including information on the flatback turtle's natural history, reproduction, distribution and conservation.

Flatback | Sea Turtle Exploration


For a long time, flatbacks were thought to be a type of green turtle. They were finally described as a separate species in 1988. Flatbacks have the largest eggs  ...

Flatback Sea Turtle - Sea Turtle Facts and Information


Mar 27, 2014 ... The Flatback Sea Turtle has a shell that is very flat on the top. This is a very large sea turtle as it can weigh almost 200 pounds at maturity.

Flatback Sea Turtle - Animal Facts and Information


Facts and Information about Flatback Sea Turtle. Flatback Sea Turtle Description, Behavior, Feeding, Reproduction, Flatback Sea Turtle threats and more.

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Flatback Turtle — SEE Turtles


Flatback Turtles. The flatback turtle is named after its flat carapace, or shell, which is unlike the curved shell of other sea turtle species. The carapace is pale ...

Flatback turtle | WWF


Flatback sea turtles are found in coastal waters, and are reported to bask in the sun at the surface, sometimes with sea birds perched on their backs.

Flatback Sea Turtle (Natator depressus), Save the Turtles


Information on the Flatback Sea Turtle. Save the Turtles accepts donations to support Costa Rican & international endangered sea turtle conservation.