Chelonia mydas [popup] Green turtle... Chelydra serpentina [popup] ... Wood
Turtle... Glyptemys muhlenbergii [popup] Bog Turtle... Gopherus berlianderi [
Identifying the sex of a turtle is commonly done by look- ing at the shape of the
bottom shell—flat for females; concave for males. Turtles' shells are important for
Identifying characteristics: A low-profile, dome-shelled turtle is named by its
distinctive top shell (carapace) that has a pattern of yellow lines that resemble
Turtle Identification Key ... Painted Turtle (Formerly Northern Painted Turtle)
Range ... Snapping Turtle (Formerly Common Snapping Turtle) Range ...
Learn how to identify the 13 native species of turtles in the Northeastern United
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how to identify turtles. Monitoring. Turtles can be highly aquatic (staying in water
most of their lives) or semi-aquatic. You are most likely to see turtles out and ...
To help understand turtle movements we are developing methods for using the
scale patterns on a turtle's head to identify and recognize individual animals.
Identification: 8" - 14". This turtle is the largest in New Jersey and is very dull and
dark, perfectly camouflaged for its foraging in the muck of ponds and riverbeds.
Midland Smooth Softshell Turtle. Apalone m. mutica. Eastern Spiny Softshell
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