Globally vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)

Classification
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All Names

  • French
    • Tortue Franche
    • Tortue Comestible
    • Tortue Verte
    • Tortue Comestible
    • Tortue Franche
    • Tortue Verte
  • English
    • Green Sea Turtle
    • Green Turtle
  • Spanish
    • tortuga prieta
  • Seri
    • moosni
  • Scientific Names
    • Chelonia mydas
    • Caretta cepedii
    • Chelone mydas
    • Chelonia albiventer
    • Chelonia lachrymata
    • Chelonia midas
    • Chelonia mydas carrinegra
    • Euchelus macropus
    • Mydas viridis
    • Natator tessellatus
    • Testudo cepediana
    • Testudo macropus
    • Testudo marina vulgaris
    • Testudo mydas
  • German
    • Suppenschildkrote
    • Suppenschildkröte

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P4134019

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

April 13, 2014 09:06 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

P4124002

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

April 12, 2014 10:21 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

miranda

Date

August 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Date

September 26, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

May 9, 2005

Photos / Sounds

P3233808

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 23, 2014 09:47 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

P3223750

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 22, 2014 08:54 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

mendezsantiago

Date

August 18, 2013

Description

Estaban en estanques construidos para su reproducción. Fue en un tortugario.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

michaelhanrahan

Date

December 29, 1997

Photos / Sounds

P3163704

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 16, 2014 08:42 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

maractwin

Date

February 25, 2014 11:30 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

maractwin

Date

February 19, 2014 03:26 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

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. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia. Its range extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The common name comes from the usually green fat found beneath its carapace.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Distributed worldwide in warm oceans; exploited heavily for meat and eggs and as a component of other products; nesting and feeding habitats are being destroyed or degraded by pollution and development; large decline over the long term, more recently possibly stable or increasing in some areas.
    endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)
No range data available.