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Florida softshell turtles have shells that are tan or dark brown on top and white or cream colored underneath, according to Lakejacksonturtles.org. Hatchlings of Florida softshell turtles are a dark brown olive color with large circular dark spots. The... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_softshell_turtle

The Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a species of softshell turtle native to the Southeastern United States. Contents. [hide]. 1 Geographic range; 2 ...

srelherp.uga.edu/turtles/apafer.htm

Description: Like other softshells, the Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a large, flat turtle with skin covering its shell (resembling a pancake). It is the ...

www.reptilesmagazine.com/Turtle-Tortoise-Species/Florida-Softshell-Turtle

The hatchling Florida softshell turtle is an attractive species and a beautiful addition to a home aquarium. They are strong swimmers and thus do well in deeper ...

blogs.scientificamerican.com/tetrapod-zoology/softshell-turtles-insanely-weird

Dec 31, 2011 ... The animal shown here is a Florida softshell Apalone ferox that I photographed in captivity earlier in 2011. Turtles of many kinds look odd when ...

www.animalspot.net/florida-softshell-turtle.html

The Florida Softshell Turtle is a species of American freshwater turtles, and is one of the 26 species of turtles found in Florida. They are the largest of the.

animaldiversity.org/accounts/Apalone_ferox

Florida softshell turtles are highly aquatic and are found in freshwater ponds, lakes, swamps, marshes, and sometimes drainage ditches. They are generally ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2008/oct/29/soft-shell-turtles-florida

Oct 29, 2008 ... New Florida rule limits fishing of soft-shell turtles. Rule adopted to slow down catches while wildlife officials work on a plan for the state's native ...

myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/managed/freshwater-turtles

Florida has approved strong conservation measures for freshwater turtles. Concerned ... Softshell turtles may not be taken from the wild from May 1 to July 31.

www.lakejacksonturtles.org/softshell.pdf

unequivocally: “the Florida softshell.” The Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox) is a large freshwater turtle with a relatively flat, leathery shell and a distinctive.