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No worries Anne. Started that way too. Mislabeled my first turtle spotting as well. Love these creatures :-)
Thanks for noting that Eric. :) I was pretty confused myself. Haha.
Hi Anne. This looks like a Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) and not a Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata). Looking at the head shot, this has a single pair of prefrontal scutes (scales between the eyes) characteristic of Green Sea Turtles. Hawksbills would have 2 pairs of prefrontal scutes.You might want to check this guide - http://www.seeturtles.org/1893/sea-turtl...Cheers!
Totally agree with you Jason Alexander :)
I love Bali.. You can make a mission about marine life in Bali..^^
Thanks Elsa :)
Nice shot. The two fishes swimming with the turtle are remoras. They are scavengers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remora
Beautiful and traquil shot :)
Spotted on Mar 17, 2013 Submitted on Feb 21, 2013
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