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Sea Turtle Photos

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Green Turtle Photos

« Green Turtle Species Information

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle
Green turtles on French Frigate Shoals, Northwest Hawaiian Islands
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Credit: Mark Sullivan, NOAA affiliate
under NMFS permit #10137-07

green turtle underwater, near ocean floor
Green Turtle (click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: Andy Bruckner, NOAA


green turtle surfacing above water
Green Turtle
(click for larger, high resolution version)
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: Jeff Seminoff, NOAA


green turtle underwater, © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett. Copyright Information This link is an external site.


green turtle, © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett. Copyright Information This link is an external site.


green turtle, © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett. Copyright Information This link is an external site.


green turtle with fibropapillomatosis, © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett
Green Turtle with fibropapillomatosis
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: © Ursula Keuper-Bennett/Peter Bennett. Copyright Information This link is an external site.


green turtle underwater, near ocean floor. © Caroline S. Rogers, USGS
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: © Caroline S. Rogers, USGS


green turtle underwater, near two seastars. © Caroline S. Rogers, USGS
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: © Caroline S. Rogers, USGS


green turtle underwater
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: Jordan T. Wilkerson


green turtle, swimming underwater in hawaii
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: Dave Canny, Ecospective


green turtle
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: Douglas Shea This link is an external site.


green turtle eating seagrass
Green Turtle
(Chelonia mydas)
Photo: R.P. van Dam

Hawksbill Turtle Photos

« Hawksbill Turtle Species Information

hawksbill turtle, underwater
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Johan Chevalier


fish swimming around hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Gerry O'Mara



hawksbill turtle, underwater, at night
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Jordan T. Wilkerson


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Karen L. Salvini


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Gerry O'Mara


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Steve Cohen


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Caroline Rogers, USGS


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Michelle T. Scharer


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: Caroline Rogers, USGS


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: © R.P. van Dam


hawksbill turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata)
Photo: R.P. van Dam

Kemp's Ridley Turtle Photos

« Kemp's Ridley Turtle Species Information

kemp's ridley turtle poking head above water
Kemp's Ridley Turtle
(Lepidochelys kempii)
Photo: NOAA

oiled sea turtle
Dr. Brian Stacy, NOAA veterinarian, cleans a young Kemp's ridley turtle (click for larger, high resolution version)
Photo: NOAA/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Blair Witherington)

kemp's ridley turtle nesting on a beach
Kemp's Ridley Turtle
(Lepidochelys kempii)
Photo: National Park Service

kemp's ridley turtle hatchling in water
Kemp's Ridley Turtle
(Lepidochelys kempii)
Photo: Kim Bassos-Hull,
Mote Marine Laboratory

Leatherback Turtle Photos

« Leatherback Turtle Species Information

leatherback turtle on the beach
Leatherback turtle (click for large, high-resolution version)

(Dermochelys coriacea)
Photo: Scott R. Benson, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center

leatherback turtle, closeup of face
Leatherback turtle (click for larger image)

(Dermochelys coriacea)
Photo: Scott R. Benson, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center


leatherback turtle with head above water
Leatherback turtle
(Dermochelys coriacea)
Photo: Scott R. Benson, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center

leatherback hatchling in water; S.R. Livingstone, University of Glasgow
Leatherback turtle hatchling
(Dermochelys coriacea)
Photo: S.R. Livingstone, University of Glasgow

leatherback turtle with head above water
Leatherback turtle
(Dermochelys coriacea)
Photo: Scott R. Benson, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center

leatherback esophagus papillae; Karumbe
Leatherback turtle esophagus
(Dermochelys coriacea)
Photo: Karumbé

screen shot from video of Leatherback Turtle in the Pacific Ocean
Videos: Leatherback Turtles in the Pacific Ocean
NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center

 

screen shot from video of Leatherback Turtle in Solomon Island
Videos: Leatherback Turtles in the Solomon Islands
NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Photos

« Loggerhead Turtle Species Information

loggerhead turtle escaping net equipped with turtle excluder device
Loggerhead Turtle escaping a net equipped with turtle excluder device (TED)
(Caretta caretta)
Photo: NOAA
(click for larger, high-resolution version)

loggerhead turtle escaping net equipped with turtle excluder device
Loggerhead Turtle escaping a trawl net equipped with turtle excluder device (TED)
(Caretta caretta)
Photo: NOAA

loggerhead turtle
Loggerhead turtle
(Caretta caretta)
Credit: Blair Witherington, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
(click for larger, high-resolution version)

loggerhead turtle
Loggerhead turtle
(Caretta caretta)
Credit: Blair Witherington, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
(click for larger version)

loggerhead turtle
Loggerhead turtle
(Caretta caretta)
Photo: Marco Giuliano/ Fondazione Cetacea

Olive Ridley Turtle Photos

« Olive Ridley Turtle Species Information

olive ridley sea turtle
Olive Ridley Turtle
(Lepidochelys olivacea)
Photo: Robert Pitman

olive ridleys coming to nest on a beach
Olive Ridley Arribada in Mexico
(Lepidochelys olivacea)
Photo: Michael P. Jensen

olive ridley turtle
Olive Ridley Turtle
(Lepidochelys olivacea)
Photo: Michael P. Jensen

olive ridley turtle
Olive Ridley Turtle
(Lepidochelys olivacea)
Photo: Robert Pitman

Updated: December 13, 2013

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