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Chelonia mydas


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lexID:
5071 
Scientific:
Chelonia mydas 
German:
Grüne Meeresschildkröte, Suppenschildkröte 
English:
green sea turtle 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Chelonia (Genus) > mydas (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
West Sahara, French Guiana, Mozambique, Sudan, Cuba, Chile, Israel, Pakistan, Zirkumsubtropisch, Haiti, Namibia, Tansania, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Columbia, Puerto Rico, Panama, Vietnam, Sierra Leone, Congo, the Canary Islands, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Yemen, Myanmar, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Morocco, Suriname, Réunion , Somalia, São Tomé e Principé, Portugal, Jamaica, Venezuela, Madeira, Comores, Cambodia, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), India, Algeriet, Andamanhavet, Angola, Argentina, Australien, Azorerne, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Britiske øer, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Egypten, Europæiske kyster, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Hawaii, Honduras, Indonesien, Japan, Kap Verde, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mexiko (Øst Pacific), New Zealand, Nicaragua, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Spanien, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu , Ækvator 
Sea depth:
1 - 200 Meter 
Size:
90 cm - 105 cm 
Weight:
1400 kg 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Sea squirts, Aquatic plant, Hydrozoa polyps, Sponges, Sea weed, Alger, Blæksprutte, fytoplankton, invertebrater, Jellyfish, Kalamaris, Koral polypper, Krabber, Muslinger, Små fisk, Snegle, Taskekrabber, Würmer  
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix I (trade generally prohibited)) 
Red List:
Endangered (EN) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-01-26 23:35:07 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Special thanks for the fotos to Ole Johann Brett from Norway, www.tropicalfavourites.com.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cryptodira (Suborder) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Chelonia (Genus) > Chelonia mydas (Species)

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