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.
The green turtle is a large, weighty sea turtle with a wide, smooth carapace, or
shell. It inhabits tropical and subtropical coastal waters around the world and has
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 ...
Did you know green sea turtles can hold their breath for hours at a time? Learn
more green sea turtle facts at Animal Fact Guide!
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 ...
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.
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.
Facts about green sea turtles including their habitat, diet, threats, and more.
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 ...
Apr 6, 2016 ... Adult green turtles are unique among sea turtles in that they eat only plants; they
are herbivorous, feeding primarily on seagrasses and algae.