The smooth softshell turtle (Apalone mutica) is a softshell turtle of the family ...
The smooth softshell turtle is usually brown or olive-colored, often with darker
The smooth softshell is a large Iowa turtle and grows to a carapace length of 14
inches in females (Conant and Collins, 1991 ). Males reach only half that length.
Range: Smooth softshells are found in the Mississippi River drainage and its ...
Maintaining good water quality is key to maintaining healthy softshell turtles.
Smooth softshell turtles are medium or large turtles that live in freshwater. They
are called softshell turtles because their back shell is covered by skin, instead of
Range Description: Apalone mutica inhabits the greater Mississippi basin from
Louisiana up to North Dakota, Minnesota and western Pennsylvania, as well as ...
Though they may bury in the sand, they are quick, alert, and many are graceful
swimmers. A big display tank with Spiny, Smooth, or Florida Soft-shelled turtles is
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Humans and softshell turtles have a long history, not usually to the benefit of the
... Florida softshell (Apalone ferox) and the smooth softshell (Apalone mutica).
Smooth softshell turtles are native to temperate areas of North America, ranging
throughout the central and south-central United States. Their range extends from
The Florida soft-shell, Apalone ferox, resides in South Carolina, Alabama,
Georgia and of course Florida. The smooth soft-shell turtle, Apalone mutica, can