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Chelonia mydas


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lexID:
5071 
AphiaID:
137206 
Scientific:
Chelonia mydas 
German:
Grüne Meeresschildkröte, Suppenschildkröte 
English:
Green Sea Turtle 
Category:
Reptiler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Testudines (Order) > Cheloniidae (Family) > Chelonia (Genus) > mydas (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Morocco, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tansania, Myanmar, Haiti, Pakistan, Israel, the Canary Islands, Congo, Sudan, Costa Rica, West Sahara, India, Yemen, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela, Namibia, Jamaica, Portugal, Equatorial Guinea, São Tomé e Principé, Cuba, Somalia, Suriname, Uruguay, Mozambique, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Zirkumsubtropisch, Cambodia, Comores, Sierra Leone, Madeira, French Guiana, Vietnam, Panama, Puerto Rico, Senegal, Algeriet, Andamanska Havet, Angola, Argentina, Australien, Azorerna, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Brasilien, Brittiska öarna, Caymanöarna, Dominikanska Republiken, Egypten, Europeiska kusten, Fiji, Filippinerna, Franska Polynesien, Hawaii, Honduras, Indonesien, Japan, Kap Verde, Kenya, Kina, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldiverna, Marschallöarna, Mauritius, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Nya Kaledonien, Nya Zeeland, Palau, Papua Nya Guinea, Pitcairnöarna, Röda Havet, Salomonöarna, Samoa, Seychellerna , Singapore, Spanien, Sri Lanka, Sydafrika, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu , Zirkumtrop 
Sea depth:
1 - 200 Meter 
Size:
90 cm - 105 cm 
Weight:
1400 kg 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Worms, Aquatic plant, Sea squirts, Sea weed, Edible crab, Hydrozoa polyps, Alger, fytoplankton, Korall (Polyper), Krabbor, maneter, Musslor, ryggradslösa djur, Sepia, Småfisk, Sniglar, Svamp 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2019-08-18 16:29:31 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

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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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