Though all turtles breathe air, aquatic turtles such as sliders (Trachemys scripta)
and painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) can stay underwater for quite some time.
According to the Smithsonian Institution, how long a turtle can stay underwater
depends on the species, locality and temperature. During hibernation, painted ...
How long can a turtle stay underwater before it needs to surface to breathe? John
Crowther Tampa, Florida. It depends on the species, locality and temperature.
The turtle, depending on the species can hold its breath underwater for a long
time. Most species can hold their breath anywhere from 30 minutes to 3 hours.
When they are active, sea turtles must swim to the ocean surface to breathe every
few minutes. When they are resting, they can remain underwater for as long as ...
A resting or sleeping turtle can remain underwater for 4-7 hours.
When hibernating, Painted turtles can stay under water for up to five months,
holding their ... Painted turtles are medium sized, growing 10-25 cm long, with.
Turtles have lungs and breathe air just like we do. That means that turtles can't
stay underwater all the time. They can hold their breath for a very long time, but ...
Question - how long can an aquatic turtle stay under water before needing - HO.
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Feb 27, 2014 ... Unlike frogs, turtles don't hibernate through the winter. ... if you shut yourself
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