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Eastern Pacific Green Sea Turtle
|Photographer: Joseph Dougherty
ID: 0000 0000 1009 1386 (2009-10-15)
Copyright © 2009 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./ecology.org
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|date of photo Oct 2009
location La Jolla Shores beach, San Diego (San Diego County, California, US)species associated with this habitat: Halichoeres semicinctus Oxyjulis californica Zostera marina notes This individual was seen cruising in the shallow waters near La Jolla Shores beach. Formerly classified as its own species, called a Black Sea Turtle, the eastern Pacific population of green turtles often has a black carapace. There is a tiny permanent population based in San Diego. See http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/species/turtles/green.htm for more information.keywords: marine, kelp forest, underwater,
camera Nikon D200 in u/w housing, with dual strobesphoto category: Animal - Reptile
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