Caretta caretta


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Related to Caretta caretta: loggerhead turtle
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Noun1.Caretta caretta - very large carnivorous sea turtleCaretta caretta - very large carnivorous sea turtle; wide-ranging in warm open seas
marine turtle, sea turtle - any of various large turtles with limbs modified into flippers; widely distributed in warm seas
Caretta, genus Caretta - loggerhead turtles
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Selin's old-model Volkswagen is stolen and the girl is about to go into full-on panic mode because the Caretta Caretta tortoise she saved a couple years back was in the back seat.
Development and extinction of food preferences in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta, Copeia 1982:965-969.
Although some species, such as the loggerhead, Caretta caretta, and green, Chelonia mydas, turtles may vary among populations and individuals in the details of their life history patterns (Hatase et al.
Monitoring mercury in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta.
Correlative and in vitro studies have shown that environmentally relevant concentrations of mercury, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and 4, 4'-DDE (dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene) can affect the immune function and health of loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta (Day et al.
testudinaria is the most often reported sea turtle barnacle and is commonly found on Caretta caretta (loggerhead) and Chelonia mydas (green turtle) dating as far back as the Miocene epoch.
This afternoon Davies is booked for Powell's Caretta Caretta (5.
sulcata live in the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta (L) and have a wide geographic distribution and range of molluscan hosts.
Caretta" comes from caretta caretta, the scientific name of the loggerhead turtle, a symbol of longevity and luck as well as the totem of the new "slow life" approach to urban living.
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