Carapace length : 80cm-1m
All species of sea turtle are of conservation concern
In Queensland, occurs in all coastal waters
south the SEQ. Most significant breeding sites are in the north. Often comes
ashore to nest by day. Only sea turtle to breed exclusively in Australia.
Carnivorous, eating soft bodied invertebrates gathered from sea floor,
|Family:||Cheloniidae (Hard-shelled Sea Turtles)|
|Information sources:||A Field Guide to the Reptiles of Queensland, Steve K. Wilson|