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LEATHERBACK OR LUTH TURTLE
Dermochelys coriacea

Scientific name: Dermochelys coriacea Common name Spanish: Tinglar Photo by Claudia Lombard, USFWS Location, Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, US Virgin Islands
Photo by Claudia Lombard, USFWS Location, Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, US Virgin Islands
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Map shows approximate distribution of main populations of the Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) map
Map shows approximate distribution of main populations of the Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) around Australia

This species is found in tropical and temperate waters around the World.

 


Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) Dive for Jellyfish (Video)
  


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