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2 Species ID Suggestions

SargonR 6 years ago
Green Sea Turtle
Chelonia mydas Green sea turtle

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SargonR 6 years ago

Impossible to tell if it is a Hawksbill, or the far more common Green Sea Turtle from this angle. The beak and the patterns of scales on the head and face are the best way to tell them apart. Judging from the carapace, I would guess Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas).

Hale Kukui
Spotted by a stud ent at Hale Kukui

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2014
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

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