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sea turtle

Chelonia mydas aggazizi


sea turtle with damaged carapace stranded on reef flat by low tide


near shore tropical coral reef ecosystem


spotted just offshore of Nualolo Kai on Kauai; turtles frequently haul out at this location, but normally reach the sand beach before the reef uncovers

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Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 9 years ago

It was very much alive, but of course rather clumsy out of water

VianneyTedjamulia 9 years ago

Is it alive or dead?

Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Jul 24, 2006
Submitted on Dec 7, 2011

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