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Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

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(of Testudo mydas Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
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.) (2024). The Reptile Database. Chelonia mydas (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137206 on 2024-03-01
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-06-30 06:57:17Z
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2019-09-07 14:13:40Z
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2019-09-09 20:15:59Z
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original description  (of Testudo mydas Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [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]   

context source (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. <em>Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley.</em> 742 pp (Nemertini part). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

ecology source Looby, A.; Erbe, C.; Bravo, S.; Cox, K.; Davies, H. L.; Di Iorio, L.; Jézéquel, Y.; Juanes, F.; Martin, C. W.; Mooney, T. A.; Radford, C.; Reynolds, L. K.; Rice, A. N.; Riera, A.; Rountree, R.; Spriel, B.; Stanley, J.; Vela, S.; Parsons, M. J. G. (2023). Global inventory of species categorized by known underwater sonifery. <em>Scientific Data.</em> 10(1). (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02745-4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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 Pacific green sea turtle [from synonym]green turtlegreen sea turtleBlack Sea turtle [from synonym]  [details]
French tortue vertetortue franche  [details]
German Suppenschildkröte  [details]
Hebrew צב-ים ירוק  [details]
Italian tartaruga verde  [details]
Japanese クロウミガメ [from synonym]  [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]