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Green Sea Turtle

Chelonia Mydas





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Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 11 years ago
Green Sea Turtle
Chelonia mydas Green sea turtle

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blandinemaujean 10 years ago

Jolie vos clichés,Mohammed.Ils y a de très belle couleur.Amicalement Blandine.

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh 11 years ago

Thank you Gerardo ;)

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh 11 years ago

Thank you Carol ;)

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 11 years ago

Fantastic photo and sea turtle. WOW!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Great shot :)

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh 11 years ago

Thanks for all and it's my pleasure to participate and join to this mission.

AdamBT 11 years ago

Hi Mohammed,

Thanks for joining the mission & adding this spotting, & thanks Elsa for your assistance :)

Elsa 11 years ago

That is a beautiful portrait by the way :)

Elsa 11 years ago

Hi Mohammed, if you click on the mission you will get the option to 'join mission'. Do this and then go back to this spotting, click on 'edit this spotting' in the top right hand corner and then you will see a drop menu a little bit further down - also on the right that says 'is this for a mission'. Tick on the mission you would like to join and save :)

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh 11 years ago

Dear AdamBT, how I can add this photo to the mission?

AdamBT 11 years ago

Very nice!

Please consider adding this spotting to the mission Biodiversity of Thailand:



Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh 11 years ago

Thanks all :)

timmo.yoong 11 years ago

Sea turtles spend almost all their lives submerged, but must breathe air for the oxygen needed to meet the demands of vigorous activity. With a single explosive exhalation and rapid inhalation, sea turtles can quickly replace the air in their lungs. The lungs permit a rapid exchange of oxygen and prevent gases from being trapped during deep dives. Sea turtle blood can deliver oxygen efficiently to body tissues even at the pressures encountered during diving. During routine activity, green and loggerhead turtles dive for about four to five minutes, and surface to breathe for one to three seconds.

Turtles can rest or sleep underwater for several hours at a time, but submergence time is much shorter while diving for food or to escape predators. Breath-holding ability is affected by activity and stress, which is why turtles quickly drown in shrimp trawlers and other fishing gear.[

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 11 years ago

Amazing photo Mohammed!!

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago


Mohammed Al-Saleh
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Mohammed Al-Saleh

Tambon Ko Kaeo, Chang Wat Phuket, Thailand

Spotted on Feb 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

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