The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), also known as the green turtle, black (sea
) turtle, or Pacific green turtle, is a large sea turtle of the family Cheloniidae.
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The green turtle is one of the largest sea turtles and the only herbivore among the
different species. Green turtles are in fact named for the greenish color of their ...
The Kid's Times: Green Sea Turtle. Sea turtles are graceful saltwater reptiles, well
adapted to life in their marine world. With streamlined bodies and flipper-like.
Facts about green sea turtles including their habitat, diet, threats, and more.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's North Florida Field Office factsheet providing
details on the Green sea turtle biology, ecology, protected status and suggested ...
Common Name: Green Sea Turtle - named for the green color of the fat under its
... (scales in front of its eyes), rather than two pairs as found on other sea turtles.
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... and 40 years to become reproductively mature, the longest of any sea turtle.
Green turtles exhibit particularly slow growth rates, and age to maturity for the
species appears to be the longest of any sea turtle (Hirth 1997). As a result, this ...
Green sea turtles can stay under water for as long as five hours even though the
length of a feeding dive is usually five minutes or less. Their heart rate slows to ...