Phylum and order of sea turtles

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phylum and order of sea turtles

Sea Turtles : 101 Super Fun Facts And Amazing Pictures by Janet Evans

SEA TURTLES: 101 SUPER FUN FACTS AND AMAZING PICTURES ( FEATURING THE WORLDs TOP 6 SEA TURTLES) This book depicts the wonder of the world of Sea Turtles. Children are given a well-rounded understanding of this beautiful creature: its anatomy, feeding habits and behavior. The following Sea Turtles are featured: Green Sea Turtle Hawksbill Sea Turtle Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle Loggerhead Sea Turtle Leatherback Sea Turtle Olive Ridley Sea Turtle The description is in the large text and is simple enough for early readers or for a parent to guide a child through. There are also picture captions that provide more information to talk about with your child. Alternatively, a child of any age (even the child in you) can just look at the images and appreciate its beauty. Enjoy!
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COMMON NAME: sea turtle. KINGDOM: Animalia. PHYLUM: Chordata. CLASS: Reptilia. ORDER: Testudines (somes sources cite as Chelonia). FAMILY.
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Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Common name: Loggerhead Sea Turtle The common name "loggerhead" comes from their massive head Widecast, Scientific name: Caretta caretta. The main characteristic of this domain is that all organisms are eukaryotic, where eu means true and karyo means nut or in this case nucleus Guill, Since these cells contain a nucleus, they go through the cell division of mitosis Sidwill Friends School, Along with all cells containing a nucleus, they also have membrane bound organelles such as the mitochondria or chloroplasts Sidwill Friends School,

Sea turtles superfamily Chelonioidea , sometimes called marine turtles , [3] are reptiles of the order Testudines and of the suborder Cryptodira. The seven existing species of sea turtles are the green sea turtle , loggerhead sea turtle , Kemp's ridley sea turtle , olive ridley sea turtle , hawksbill sea turtle , flatback sea turtle , and leatherback sea turtle. The shell is made up of smaller plates called scutes.
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Sea Turtle Facts

There are 7 known species of sea turtle today including the flatback sea turtle which is native to Australia ; the green sea turtle which is found all over the world but there are larger populations of the green sea turtle in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ; the hawksbill turtle is a critically endangered species of sea turtle and can be found all over the world; the kemps ridley turtle is the rarest species of sea turtle in the world and is found in the Atlantic ocean and in the Gulf of Mexico ; the leatherback sea turtle is the largest species of sea turtle and is the most widely distributed species of sea turtle, found all over the world; the loggerhead sea turtle is known for it's large head and is mainly found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans ; the olive ridley sea turtle is the smallest species of sea turtle and is generally found in the Indo-Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Although sea turtles spend their time out at sea, sea turtles always go back to the same beach to breed and often travel huge distances to get there. The female sea turtles bury their eggs in the sand on the beach where they were born. After laying her eggs the female sea turtle will return to the sea, leaving her eggs to hatch in their nest under the sand. When the baby sea turtles hatch, they walk straight into the ocean and begin their life at sea. Today, all of the 7 different species of sea turtle are under threat from extinction.

We think you have liked this presentation. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. Share buttons are a little bit lower. Thank you! Published by Esther Fisher Modified over 4 years ago. They have a shell which varies in color from black to yellow on top called a carapace which is divided into sections called scutes. The hard tissue that forms on the bottom of the shell covering their bellies is called a plastron.

The green sea turtle Chelonia mydas , also known as the green turtle , black sea turtle or Pacific green turtle , [3] is a species of large sea turtle of the family Cheloniidae. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia. This sea turtle's dorsoventrally flattened body is covered by a large, teardrop-shaped carapace; it has a pair of large, paddle -like flippers. It is usually lightly colored, although in the eastern Pacific populations parts of the carapace can be almost black. Unlike other members of its family, such as the hawksbill sea turtle , C. The adults usually inhabit shallow lagoons , feeding mostly on various species of seagrasses. Like other sea turtles, green sea turtles migrate long distances between feeding grounds and hatching beaches.


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