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see sea turtlesea turtle,
name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs without toes and lightweight shells. Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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This scientific paper is a massive achievement for the Jumeirah Groups sea turtle conservation work, with the collation of nearly 12 years of green sea turtle tracking data.
Thirty-year recovery trend in the once depleted Hawaiian green sea turtle stock.
Officials from the Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) have blamed fishermen, who go trawling for shrimp, for killing the Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) which get caught in fishing nets.
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During the meeting Arif Ahmed Khan was informed of the dwindling numbers of numerous animal and plant species such as green sea turtle and vultures that were on the verge of extinction in Pakistan, and for which immediate and lasting measures were required for their conservation.
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