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Chelonia

the order of reptiles containing the tortoise and turtles.

Chelonia

marine turtles; in the family Chelonidae.

Chelonia mydas
green turtle.
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Prior to 1998, most research on green turtle nesting ecology in Cuba was focused on El Guanal beach (Isla de la Juventud), where long-term observations were conducted (1982-1996) on the distribution and abundance of annual nesting efforts (Nodarse et al.
Reproductive homing and internesting behavior of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) at Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean.
Atras de la calle Green Turtle se ubica el canal-boulevard, donde hay botes y yates de todos tamanos.
Most of the nesters are Green Turtles along the 45 'km stretch of coast from Ra's al Hadd to Ra's arRuwais, considered as one of the significant areas for turtle nesting in the country.
Green turtles have been thronging Omani shores for more than 7,000 years.
The green turtle is the main turtle species that nests at Jiwani beach; the Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) occasionally nests there.
Both Green turtles and Hawksbill turtles are in the same family, but the first are herbivorous while hawksbill feed on sea sponges and C jelly fish.
According to a friend of mine who was at the Green Turtle Club for the June 6 Lionfish Derby, a one day tournament, 24 boats participated, each with four anglers.
The astronauts established an informal incentive program among themselves, which they referred to as "Operation Green Turtle.
Three years ago however, a green turtle was brought to the Burj Al Arab Aquarium with severe damage to its head - something had smashed it or it had collided with a boat.
Our USGS team continues to uncover facets of juvenile green turtle ecology that were previously unknown, despite the challenges inherent in any research on endangered species in a remote environment.
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