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BLACK SEA TURTLE

Pacific Black Turtle
Galápagos Green Turtle

Chelonia agassizii or Chelonia mydas agassizii
(Status uncertain)
John Fowler & Rachel Barnes


Distribution:- Eastern Pacific Ocean, also recorded from Oman, and Iran

Comments:- Some experts consider the Atlantic Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas mydas) and Pacific Black Turtle (Chelonia agassizii) to be the same species. Also some people do not recognise any of the subspecies as being valid.

Pacific Black Turtle Chelonia agassizii or Chelonia mydas agassizii
Pacific Black Turtle (Chelonia agassizii or Chelonia mydas agassizii)

Chelonia agassizii
Pacific Black Turtle (Chelonia agassizii or Chelonia mydas agassizii) photographed at (Jumeirah Al Naseem Turtle rehabilitation lagoon - Dubai)

Chelonia agassizii
Pacific Black Turtle (Chelonia agassizii or Chelonia mydas agassizii) photographed at (Jumeirah Al Naseem Turtle rehabilitation lagoon - Dubai)

LINKS OF INTEREST

Black Sea Turtle
SeaPics.com

Pacific Black Sea Turtle
Sea Turtle Inc.

Annotated Checklist of Amphibians and Reptiles of Iran
(PDF see page 9)

Chelonia mydas (LINNAEUS, 1758)
Reptile Database (See Distribution of subspecies)

Green Turtle
John Fowler

Australian Turtles and Tortoises

OTHER LINKS

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