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COMMON NAME: Green Turtle

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chelonia mydas


FAMILY: Cheloniidae

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LENGTH: 120cm

  • Listed as Vulnerable (regionally)

  • Overall green colour carapace and white plastron

  • High domed carapace, rounded head

  • Seen throughout the region and dominant in the Red Sea, Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Aden and Arabian Sea

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