Green Sea Turtle
Chelonia mydas

Found in all oceans. Plays and important ecological role in seagrass beds.
Can eat algae as well as seagrass. Can weigh up to 230 kg.

Conservation status: Endangered

Identification Key Green Sea Turtle

Note how the green turtle has 1 pair of pre-frontal scales. Here you can see 4 lateral scutes that do not overlap.
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