Globally vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)

Classification
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  • 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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P1240013

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

January 24, 2015 01:48 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

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cedroc

Date

the past

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

temporalista

Date

August 1, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

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P1180038

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

January 18, 2015 12:55 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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P1200099

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

January 17, 2015 01:02 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

erutherford

Date

July 3, 2013

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tortuga prieta Chelonia mydas

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tierraiberica

Date

August 20, 2007

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(Somewhere...)

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P1110006

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

January 11, 2015 12:36 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

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P1100131

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

January 10, 2015 12:31 AM HST

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(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 21, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Several adult individuals feeding in the bay (I also made a short video)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

martinmandak

Date

November 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Also one shell

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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.