Globally vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)

Classification
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All Names

  • Hawaiian
    • Honu
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 綠海龜
  • 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
  • English
    • Green Sea Turtle
    • Green Turtle
  • French
    • Tortue Verte
    • Tortue Comestible
    • Tortue Franche
    • Tortue Verte
    • Tortue Comestible
    • Tortue Franche
  • Seri
    • moosni
  • Portuguese
    • Tartaruga-verde
  • Spanish
    • Tortuga prieta
  • German
    • Suppenschildkröte

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Recent observations

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Observer

turtlemanta

Date

March 29, 2015 01:47 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Floating dead less than 2 days. Eyes were open, bulging, bloated, no major marks, clean of algae and barnacles. we have photos, carapace was measured. Apppox 500 m from the southeast tip of Isla gallina, known area for blacks.

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P2220188

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

February 22, 2015 09:40 AM TKT

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(Somewhere...)

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P3220326

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 22, 2015 06:32 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

March 14, 2014 11:38 AM GST

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(Somewhere...)

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P3210241

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 21, 2015 01:45 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

CC Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Chelonia mydas

Observer

beneteau42s7

Date

March 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Turtles 2-3; grey head or brown; mid day
Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Photos / Sounds

P3140232

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 14, 2015 01:40 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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P2210039

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

February 21, 2015 03:19 AM TKT

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(Somewhere...)

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P3080230

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 8, 2015 12:38 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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P3070239

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

March 7, 2015 03:09 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Chelonia mydas agassizii Chelonia mydas ssp. agassizi

Observer

villanuevafranck

Date

November 20, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

August 27, 2007 12:04 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.