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terrapin

(tĕr`əpĭn), name for several edible turtlesturtle,
a reptile of the order Chelonia, with strong, beaked, toothless jaws and, usually, an armorlike shell. The shell normally consists of bony plates overlaid with horny shields.
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 of fresh or brackish water.

terrapin

[′ter·ə·pən]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of several North American tortoises in the family Testudinidae, especially the diamondback terrapin.

terrapin

any of various web-footed chelonian reptiles that live on land and in fresh water and feed on small aquatic animals: family Emydidae
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All 5 diamondback terrapins found in this study were associated with marsh habitat: 1 terrapin in a DCP in a marsh creek of the Cape Fear River and 4 juvenile terrapins in a DCP in Topsail Sound, where the ICW traverses marsh habitat.
Viewing platforms offer opportunities for viewing eagles and other sensitive species, a pollinator garden, a bluebird box trail that runs on all six golf courses, and Diamondback Terrapin hatcheries are evidence of residents' passion for local wildlife.
The diamondback terrapin, Malaclerays terrapin, is associated with coastal wetlands that coincide with the highly developed eastern portions of the state.
The Alabama population of diamondback terrapins exists in isolated remnant aggregations, and the largest one, identified to-date, inhabits Cedar Point Marsh, which has been extensively studied starting in 2004 (Coleman, 2011).
Diamondback terrapins and Reeve's turtles had scute Hg levels exceeding kidney Hg.
HDPE excluders attached externally to funnel entrances, such as done in studies of interactions between diamondback terrapins and crab pots (Cahoon and Hart 2004), can greatly decrease the time required to affix or remove them.
Emeric apparently returned to California from a trip to the East Coast with five dozen small diamondback terrapins.
11:45 SIZE-CLASS DISTRIBUTION OF NORTHERN DIAMONDBACK TERRAPINS (MALACLEMYS TERRAPIN TERRAPIN) WITHIN A NORTH EAST ATLANTIC SALT MARSH ESTUARY
Saving Diamondback Terrapins with New Technology is one of the latest projects to be launched on iAMscientist and is lead by Russell Burke of Hofstra University.
For over a decade, Richard Stockton College has been raising and releasing diamondback terrapins into New Jersey marshes to help replace losses that occur due to motor vehicle trauma.
DIAMONDBACK TERRAPINS IN THE VICINITY OF MOBIL BAY-A PRELIMINARY STATUS REPORT.
Crews are increasing their cleanup efforts in specific beach areas due to the upcoming nesting of Diamondback Terrapins.