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Soft Shell Turtle

Apalone ferox


Sea turtle swimming under the board walk.


Gator Alley off Daphne Bay.

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soft shell turtle
apalone ferox

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gatorfellows 10 years ago

Thanks jamiewgoodspeed :)

gatorfellows 10 years ago

Thanks Ashley. It did not stay long and the water was murky. First big sea turtle I have seen. fun :)

AshleyT 10 years ago

This is a softshell turtle, Genus Apalone. I can't tell which one, although I am leaning a little towards the Florida Softshell, Apalone ferox.

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Daphne, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2013
Submitted on May 5, 2013

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