Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle

Sea turtles (superfamily Chelonioidea) or marine turtles are marine reptiles that inhabit all of the world's oceans except the Arctic.

Read more about Sea Turtle:  Distribution, Importance To Humans, Conservation, Fragile Ecosystems, Threats To Sea Turtles, Taxonomy and Evolution, Cladogram

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List Of Reptiles Of Western Australia - Testudines (turtles)
... Chelidae Chelodina oblonga (narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle, oblong turtle) Chelodina rugosa (northern snake-necked turtle) Chelodina steindachneri (dinner-plate turtle, flat-shelled turtle) Chelodina ...
Sea Turtle Restoration Project - Programs - Save The Leatherback Program
... magazine stated that the Pacific leatherback sea turtle could become extinct within 10–30 years if its adult mortality was not drastically reduced ... The outcome was a call by leading sea turtle and marine scientists for a moratorium on Pacific longlining and drift gillnetting ... Nations seeking a moratorium on high seas industrial longline fishing to prevent the extinction of the Pacific leatherback sea turtle ...
... Santanachelys gaffneyi is the earliest known sea turtle ... the specimen showed many characteristics of modern sea turtles, it differed from the typical sea turtle body plan in several ways ... the fully fused, hydrodynamic paddles that modern sea turtles possess, the early sea turtle's digits were distinct and movable similar to that of non-marine turtles ...
Sea Turtle - Cladogram
... showing the phylogenetic relationships of living and extinct sea turtles in the family Cheloniidae based on Lynch and Parham (2003) and Parham and Pyenson (2010) ...
List Of Endangered Species In North America - Animals - Reptiles
... Anolis roosevelti (Culebra Island giant anole) Caretta caretta (loggerhead sea turtle) Chelonia mydas (Green sea turtle) Clemmys guttata (Spotted Turtle) Clemmys ...

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