What's been spotted lately around the country?

Green turtle

Chelonia mydas

hard to see the colours in the photo as the turtle had alot of algae or somthing on it but its head shape/pattern and shell shape look like a green turtle? was in very shallow water (shin deep) very unafraid of people turtle

Depth 1m
Chelonia mydas

About this species

Green turtles are recorded as occasional visitors to Tasmania, usually associated with the seasonal impact of the East Australia Current or the Leeuwin current. Read more…

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