WoRMS taxon details

Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)

137206  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137206)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution cosmopolitan warm water  
Distribution cosmopolitan warm water [details]

Distribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince limit of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida  
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince limit of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]
Uetz, P. (ed.) (2018). The Reptile Database. Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137206 on 2018-05-20
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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 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 Van Beneden, P.-J. (1859). La tortue franche (Chelonia midas) dans la mer du Nord, ses commensaux et ses parasites. Bull. Acad. Roy. des Sci., Lettr. et B.-Arts, Sér. 2 6: 71-87, pls. 1,2 (look up in IMIS[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] 

context source (HKRMS) Tsang, E. & Milicich, M. (1999) Study on the suitability of South Lamma to be established as marine park. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [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 water [details]

Distribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince limit of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian breshka e gjelbërt e detit  [details]
Bulgarian Зелена морска костенуркаzelenа morskа kostenurkа  [details]
Dutch soepschildpadgroene zeeschildpad  [details]
English green turtlegreen sea turtle  [details]
French tortue vertetortue franche  [details]
German Suppenschildkröte  [details]
Hebrew צב-ים ירוק  [details]
Italian tartaruga verde  [details]
Lithuanian žaliasis vėžlys  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Πράσινη θαλασσοχελώνα  [details]
Polish żółw zielonyżółw jadalny  [details]
Slovenian orjaška črepaha  [details]
Spanish tortuga verde  [details]
Turkish yeşil kaplumbağayesil kaplumbagayeşil deniz kaplumbağası  [details]
Ukrainian Черепаха морська зеленаЗелена черепаха  [details]
Welsh crwban môr gwyrdd  [details]