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Chelonia mydas green sea turtle


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lexID:
5071 
AphiaID:
137206 
Scientific:
Chelonia mydas 
German:
Grüne Meeresschildkröte, Suppenschildkröte 
English:
Green Sea Turtle 
Category:
Reptiles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Chelonia (Genus) > mydas (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Suriname, Zirkumsubtropisch, Sudan, West Sahara, (the) Maldives, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Azores, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Circumtropic, Columbia, Comores, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, European Coasts, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico (East Pacific), Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, São Tomé e Principé, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bahamas, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Cayman Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 200 Meter 
Size:
35.43" - 41.34" (90cm - 105cm) 
Weight:
1400 kg 
Temperature:
- 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, Aquatic plant, Clams, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Crabs, Edible crab, Fish (little fishes), Hydrozoa polyps, Invertebrates, Jellyfish, Phytoplankton, Sea squirts, Sea weed, Sepia, Snails, Sponges, Worms 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Endangered (EN) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-18 16:29:31 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

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Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cryptodira (Suborder) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Chelonia (Genus) > Chelonia mydas (Species)

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