Green Sea Turtle Pictures

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The green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, aka honu in Hawaiian, is a large sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia. The range of the species extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Their common name derives from the green fat underneath their shell.

As a species recognized as endangered by the IUCN and CITES, Chelonia mydas is protected...
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