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Leatherback turtle

Dermochelys coriacea

Leatherback turtle spotted just 250m south east of southport island on 6th jan 2016

Weight 200.000kg
Dermochelys coriacea

About this species

Otherwise known as leatherbacks, these turtles have the largest range of any sea turtle and are found in all oceans of the world. They can be found in tropical and temperate waters and even on the edge of arctic waters. They are found in all the world’s oceans from the Arctic to the tropics and down to the Southern Ocean. Rare in Tasmanian waters Read more…

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