Caretta caretta

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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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Some of Polis Chrysochous' beaches are major nesting sites for the Mediterranean Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta), which is an endangered species, along with the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) which nests in the Lara/Toxeftra area of the Akamas Peninsula.
The other two species are loggerhead sea turtle and hawksbill sea turtle.
The most recent efforts took place in January and February, ahead of the Loggerhead sea turtle nesting season.
A dead loggerhead sea turtle was found floating on the sea off Barangay 48-B in Tacloban City, Leyte about 3 p.m.
olivacea and the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) pass through British Columbian coastal waters.
Loggerhead sea turtle abundance at a foraging hotspot in the eastern Pacific Ocean: implications for at-sea conservation.
A model of loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) habitat and movement in the oceanic North Pacific.
Environment Society of Oman (ESO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA) as well as numerous public and private sector entities, organised an emergency clean-up on Masirah Island following a shipwreck that threatened the critically endangered loggerhead sea turtle population.
The MoU also serves ESO's quest to raise awareness about the loggerhead sea turtle, which the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) assessed as being critically endangered.
For example, in the Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia, Moulis (1997) found a significant decrease in emergence success from nests of the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta (L.) (Testudines: Cheloniidae), infested with Solenopsisinvicta Buren compared with uninfested nests.