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Chelonia mydas

Green sea turtle at Eraring, NSW

Chelonia mydas at Eraring, NSW - 4 Oct 2021
Chelonia mydas at Eraring, NSW - 4 Oct 2021
Chelonia mydas at Eraring, NSW - 4 Oct 2021
Chelonia mydas at Eraring, NSW - 4 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Chelonia mydas 25 Oct 2021 PatrickCampbell
Chelonia mydas 4 Oct 2021 bigdook

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   25 Oct 2021
Hard to give a positive ID (to species level) beyond doubt based on the photos provided but it looks most like a Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas).
A significant sighting nonetheless.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 4 Oct 2021 03:25 PM Recorded on
  • bigdook Recorded by

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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