Anglų namų darbas. Common name/s. Scientific name/s. Status. Description & special features. Range & habitat. Diet. Threats. Trade in body parts. Consumers. Alternatives. There are 7 living species of sea turtles (marine turtles); Hawksbill, Olive Ridley, Green, Flatback, Leatherback, Loggerhead and the highly endangered Kemp's Ridley turtle. Caretta caretta (Loggerhead), Chelonia mydas (Green), Dermochelys coriacea (Leatherback), Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill), Lepidochelys kempii (Kemp's ridley), Lepidochelys olivacea (Olive ridley), Natator depressa (Flatback). Sea Turtles date back to long before the Age of the Reptiles, when their ancestors shared the world with dinosaurs. They live in the oceans from the far north to the far south, but only breed in warm waters. Today seven species of sea turtle are critically endangered. Sea turtles come in many different sizes, shapes and colors. The Olive ridley is usually less than 100 pounds, while the Leatherback has been recorded up to 2000 pounds. Sea turtles do not have teeth, but their jaws have modified "beaks" suited to their particular diet.
Status: Loggerhead - Endangered (IUCN Red List) Green - Endangered (IUCN Red List) Leatherback – Critically Endangered (IUCN Red List) Hawksbill – Critically Endangered (IUCN Red List) Kemp's ridley – Critically Endangered (IUCN Red List) Olive ridley - Endangered (IUCN Red List) Flatback – Data Deficient (IUCN Red List) Description & Special Features: