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
Green sea turtles are the world's largest species of hard-shelled sea turtle. While
most individuals weigh about 300 to 400 pounds (136 to 181 kilograms), some ...
Common Name: Green sea turtle – named for the green color of the fat under its
shell. (In some areas, the Pacific green turtle is also called the black sea turtle.).
Genus: Chelonia Species: mydas. Green sea turtles are rarely seen on land, but
when they do make it to shore, they can stop traffic – beach traffic that is. Green ...
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
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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.
Facts about green sea turtles including their habitat, diet, threats, and more.