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green turtle:

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 Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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Characterization of attack events on sea turtles (Chelonia mydas and Lepidochelys olivacea) by jaguar (Panthera onca) in Naranjo sector, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica.
Tidal movements of East Pacific green turtle Chelonia mydas at a foraging area in Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Elshafie, "Biomonitoring marine habitats in reference to antibiotic resistant bacteria and ampicillin resistance determinants from oviductal fluid of the nesting green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas," Chemosphere, vol.
(2003) studied the thickness, ultrastructure, and chemical composition of Chitra chitra eggshells; Osborne and Thompson (2005) described the chemical composition and structure of the eggshell in three lizard species; Areekijseree, Nuamsukon, Chuen-im, and Narkkong (2010) analyzed the ultrastructure and composition of Chelonia mydas eggshell elements; and Kusuda et al.
Four species of sea turtles nest along the 307 km Salvadoran coastline (in order of decreasing abundance): olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea [Eschscholtz]), green (Chelonia mydas [L.]), hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata [L.]), and leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea [Vandelli]), which combined lay approximately 9,000 to 13,000 egg clutches per year in El Salvador (Vasquez et al.
Based on the interviews with different staff from the reserve, we were able to identify nine species: Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Eretmochelys imbricata, Crocodylus acutus, Aristelliger georgeensis, Ctenosaura similis, Iguana iguana, Anolis allisoni, and Aspidoscelis maslini (Table 2).
Bahrain's territorial waters host a range of marine turtles of which three are predominant, the green turtle (Chelonia mydas), the hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) and the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta).
Abstract: Hawkes Bay site is one of the major favorable nesting sites for green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Pakistan.
Para la fecha son pocos los estudios realizados en hematologia de tortugas marinas, estando la gran mayoria enfocados a la especie Chelonia mydas, para la cual se han ampliado recientemente el numero de estudios y establecido rangos de referencia para poblaciones categorizadas como saludables [3, 14, 22, 24, 30, 31, 35].
Five sea turtle species use the Brazilian coast for reproduction and feeding: loggerhead (Caretta caretta Linnaeus, 1758), green (Chelonia mydas Linnaeus, 1758), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea Vandelli, 1761), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea Eschscholtz, 1829) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata Linnaeus, 1766) (Marcovaldi and Dei Marcovaldi, 1999).