WoRMS taxon details

Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)

137205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137205)

accepted
Species
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution cosmopolitan warm to temperate waters  
Distribution cosmopolitan warm to temperate waters [details]

Distribution Scotian Shelf to the Gulf of Maine and to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Scotian Shelf to the Gulf of Maine and to Cape Hatteras [details]
Uetz, P. (ed.) (2018). The Reptile Database. Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137205 on 2018-04-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-06-30 06:57:17Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source O'Boyle, R. 2001. Meeting on turtle by-catch in Canadian Atlantic fisheries, Hayes Boardroom, BIO, 20 March 2001. Canadian Stock Assessment Secretariat 2001/17. 31 p.  [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Zug, G. R. 2009. Reptiles (Vertebrata: Reptilia) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1317–1320 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Distribution cosmopolitan warm to temperate waters [details]

Distribution Scotian Shelf to the Gulf of Maine and to Cape Hatteras [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian breshka e detit  [details]
Bulgarian Каретаkаretа  [details]
Danish uægte karette  [details]
Dutch onechte karetschildpaddikkopschildpad  [details]
English loggerhead turtleloggerhead sea turtleloggerheadlogerhead sea turtle  [details]
French tortue Caouannecaouanne  [details]
German unechte Karettschildkröte  [details]
Hebrew צב-ים חום  [details]
Italian tartaruga marina tartaruga comunetartaruga caretta  [details]
Japanese アカウミガメ  [details]
Lithuanian kareta  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Καρέττα  [details]
Norwegian glattkarett  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål glattkarett  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk glattkarett  [details]
Polish karetta  [details]
Slovenian glavata kareta  [details]
Spanish tortuga boba  [details]
Turkish iribaşlı deniz kaplumbağasıiribasli deniz kamlumbagasideniz kaplumbağasıdeniz kaplumbagasi  [details]
Ukrainian морська черепаха логгерхедДовгоголова морська черепаха  [details]
Welsh crwban môr pendew  [details]